My Orange Conference 2019 Experience

My Orange Conference 2019 Experience

The following story was submitted by Troy Marrs of Christ Family Church in Cyprus, TX. Troy was an attendee at this year’s Orange Conference 2019.  With airfare, hotel, rental car, and conference fees, it cost our church about $2000 to send my wife and me to Orange Conference. I personally thought the cost was too high, but it got me out of another pastor’s conference later in the year and I thought it couldn’t hurt. First off, OC19 was like a mini-sabbatical for us, and it... Read More
Discover New Orange Books at OC19!

Discover New Orange Books at OC19!

Orange Conference is a prime opportunity to discover resources, not just for yourself, but for your ministry team. (Especially as you plan your fall ramp-up in just a few short months.) If you’re coming, be sure to visit the onsite store and check out what’s new and new to you. It’s a good way to take the best ideas from Conference home with you. (Staff will be available to help you find the resources you need.) While you’re there, don’t miss these new Orange Books. (To get a sneak peek, go to... Read More
Meet The #OC19 Blogging Team

Meet The #OC19 Blogging Team

There’s going to be a lot of activity at the Infinite Energy Center this week once OC19 gets started on Wednesday. We want those of you following along from home to stay in the loop as much as possible, despite the frenzy of information that may be happening on social media or even from those you’ve sent to Atlanta. One of the best ways to do sort through it all is to not only watch the Live Stream from your home or office, but also to follow our bloggers throughout their experience. It’s a... Read More
How To Keep Up With All Things #OC19

How To Keep Up With All Things #OC19

Enhance your experience—whether you’re attending in Atlanta or through our Live Stream. Here’s a rundown of where and how you can catch up with us. Live Stream Once again, we are excited to offer non-attendees a Live Stream experience throughout OC19. Watch from the comfort of your home or office or favorite coffee shop Be sure to RSVP today, and watch this blog for updates and the soon-to-be-released schedule! #OC19 Hashtags are our connection to you across social channels. It’s how ministry... Read More
Ministry Changes When It Becomes Personal

Ministry Changes When It Becomes Personal

Jesus made a difference, because Jesus made it personal. He called Zacchaeus by name. He addressed the Samaritan woman’s past. He spent time in Mary and Martha’s home. He invited each disciple to follow Him. He intercepted Saul on road to Damascus. We have the same opportunity. Ministry changes when it becomes personal—just like it did for Jonathan Tuley, director of SalemKIDS at Salem Church in New York. Read on to learn how personal investments by his peers changed the trajectory of his... Read More