The Best Of Orange Tour Quotes

The Best Of Orange Tour Quotes

Many of you enjoyed last week’s post of quotes from Reggie Joiner at Orange Tour. There was so much wisdom shared during the 13 stops of Orange Tour that we wanted to share more quotes from the leaders who joined us on our journey. Carey Nieuwhof – @cnieuwhof Say YES to people outside the church by realizing they are spiritual and engage them in real conversations. People outside the church are afraid of coming; they think we’ll hold them to expectations we don’t... Read More
Parents Need Encouragement, Too

Parents Need Encouragement, Too

One of the interesting things I’ve discovered as I have been training groups of parents is their need for affirmation and praise. I have been surprised by how many of them feel like they are failing most of the time when parenting their children. Think about it: Where do parents hear that they are doing a good job? The school system? No, parents tell me all they get there are lists of things they “should” do next year. Talk shows? Nope, they mainly highlight the problems parents are... Read More
Making Your Children’s Ministry the Best Hour of Every Kid’s Week, Part 4

Making Your Children’s Ministry the Best Hour of Every Kid’s Week, Part 4

by Vicki Noblitt This month, Orange Leaders takes a look at Sue Miller’s book, Making Your Children’s Ministry the Best Hour of Every Kid’s Week. You can hear more from Sue Miller, live, at the upcoming volunteer training Live to Serve events in Grand Rapids, Mich., March 8; Memphis, Tennessee, March 29; as well as The Orange Conference, April 30–May 2 in Atlanta, Ga. As the 2014 Winter Olympics come to a close I am, ironically, thinking about the word “mediocre.” Let me explain. Currently, my... Read More
Making Your Children’s Ministry the Best Hour of Every Kid’s Week, Part 3

Making Your Children’s Ministry the Best Hour of Every Kid’s Week, Part 3

by Vicki Noblitt This month, Orange Leaders takes a look at Sue Miller’s book, Making Your Children’s Ministry the Best Hour of Every Kid’s Week. You can hear more from Sue Miller, live, at the upcoming volunteer training Live to Serve events in Grand Rapids, Mich., March 8; Memphis, Tennessee, March 29; as well as The Orange Conference, April 30–May 2 in Atlanta, Ga. I learned early on that “selling” makes me incredibly uncomfortable. My first exposure was calendars and I think I was in 3rd... Read More
Making Your Children’s Ministry the Best Hour of Every Kid’s Week, Part 2

Making Your Children’s Ministry the Best Hour of Every Kid’s Week, Part 2

by Vicki Noblitt This month, Orange Leaders takes a look at Sue Miller’s book, Making Your Children’s Ministry the Best Hour of Every Kid’s Week. You can hear more from Sue Miller, live, at the upcoming volunteer training Live to Serve events in San Francisco, Ca., February 8; Grand Rapids, Mich., March 8; Memphis, Tennessee, March 29; as well as The Orange Conference, April 30–May 2 in Atlanta, Ga. THE “HOW” OF MINISTRY Chapter 4 – The Big Six: Core Ministry Values to Reach Today’s Kids If... Read More