Orange Tour Blogger Week!

Orange Tour Blogger Week!

This week, we’ve asked some friends from our online community to share Orange and Orange Tour with the blogging world. These bloggers are leaders in the Christian community with a multitude of years of experience, and they are trusted voices throughout the World Wide Web. We are honored to partner with them, and hear what they have to say. So, as you’re reading through your regular list of blogs next week, please visit the following list of communicators for their insights into Orange and... Read More
Why Should You Bring Your Team to Orange Tour?

Why Should You Bring Your Team to Orange Tour?

What was it like for you a decade ago? I remember the economy crashing. I think about how history was made with the election of our first African-American President. The Dark Knight movie was dominating the box office. Our church plant was just a baby at two years old. I weighed a lot less. Anyhow, I digress. Something else stands out from that year, though. It was the first season of the Orange Tour and I took our team to the closest stop to us. In fact, I was over-the-top excited about the... Read More
It’s Time for Something New!

It’s Time for Something New!

So, we made a decision recently at Orange that is pretty exciting to us. Since we put a lot of effort into traveling throughout the fall on Orange Tour we decided to maximize our time and do something new in each city. Those of you who have participated in past years probably know that we typically do a training event for small group leaders on the evening before the tour day called Lead Small. That training will be a priority this year as well, but starting this fall, Orange Tour will get a... Read More
Orange Tour is the Training Event Your Ministry Team Needs

Orange Tour is the Training Event Your Ministry Team Needs

The Orange Conference is a special kind of training event. It crams together thousands of ministers for children, family and students with amazing speakers, tons of fun and great insights into three amazing days. It is an awesome experience that everyone should be able to enjoy and experience at some point. Unfortunately, as great as the three-day conference is, not everyone can attend—whether that is due to timing, affordability or something else entirely. That is why Orange started taking... Read More
I Get It Now

I Get It Now

There’s something that changes when you see it for yourself. There’s a new sense in which we say “I get it now.” I’ve had many experiences like this in my life. The first time I walked into Neyland Stadium and witnessed over 100,000 fans cheering for the Tennessee Vols. The first time I walked the streets of Rome and really understood just how young America is. The first time I helped lead a friend to a relationship with Jesus. And it happened again, earlier this year at Orange Conference.... Read More