Are You Becoming the Leader Your Team Needs?

Are You Becoming the Leader Your Team Needs?

For many of us in ministry, summer is a welcome break, a time to take a breath, shore up standards, and try new things. Programming is a little less rigid, and that’s a good thing because volunteers tend to be sparse this time of year. Summer is also a great time to evaluate your current leadership development model and see where your ministry is coming up short. If you want fall to be a strategic season of growth, you’re going to need a plan to RAISE up additional leaders to help you manage... 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
Developing the Concepts for Leading Small

Developing the Concepts for Leading Small

When I got my first job as a professional Christian there were two big strangely related tensions in my life. First, and obviously, I had a brand new job in a brand new culture in a brand new “industry.” Secondly, I wanted an iPad. Let me explain. My new job was challenging. My title was Guys Groups Director for the middle school ministry at North Point Church in Atlanta, Ga. My job was to recruit and train the male small group leaders in our church. It was a very large church, so I had the... Read More
25+ Top Quotes of Orange Conference 2018

25+ Top Quotes of Orange Conference 2018

With so many sessions, breakouts and workshops making up Orange Conference 2018, it’s difficult to take in all of the nuggets of wisdom our featured speakers share. Following is a list of 25+ of the top quotes from OC18 speakers. Be sure to share them on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram! “Unity is mission critical. Disunity disrupts the mission.” – @AndyStanley #OC18 “If we as leaders don’t do something about what’s broken in our communities, we forfeit our... Read More
OC18 Live Stream Schedule—Don’t Miss It!

OC18 Live Stream Schedule—Don’t Miss It!

Nearly 8,000 of you—from churches around the world—will be joining us in Atlanta this week! Many of you are blazing new trails for the ministries in your church, and you’re taking information back to your churches. We wish every single member of your team could join us, but we realize that’s not always possible. That’s why we’d like to offer your team the next best thing: Watching online. You’ll be able to see on and off-stage action, including select session streaming, speaker interviews,... Read More