XP3 101 | Small Groups

XP3 101 | Small Groups

This post is part of a series of posts called XP3 101. Be sure to check out the entire series! You can check out the previous post in this series by clicking here. Hey, I’m Brett! I’m an Orange Specialist here at Orange and I’ve been a youth pastor and a small group leader for a bunch of years, too. And because I’m so passionate about small groups and leading small group leaders, I want to take just a few minutes today to tell you about the resources that XP3 offers to help student pastors... Read More
13 Ways to Prevent SGL Burnout In Your Student Ministry

13 Ways to Prevent SGL Burnout In Your Student Ministry

We’ve all had ‘the talk.’ No, not that talk. I’m talking about the one that is prompted by a volunteer catching you on a Sunday and asking if you have time to chat this week. You say yes, but you don’t want to because you know what they want to talk about: They’re done. Sometimes volunteers stop serving for valid, unavoidable reasons, like moving away. Often, the reasons are circumstantial: busy season of life, trouble balancing their schedule, overwhelmed by the amount of time that the role... Read More
XP3 101 | The Parent Cue

XP3 101 | The Parent Cue

This post is part of a series of posts called XP3 101. Be sure to check out the entire series! You can check out the previous post in this series by clicking here. Hey there! My name is Sarah and I’m the Lead Writer for XP3 High School Curriculum. I’m also a mom and a regular contributor to Orange’s blog designed just for parents, ParentCue.org. Here at Orange, we believe it’s really important for churches to “cue” parents regularly. What do we mean by that? Well, it’s pretty simple. You cue a... Read More
XP3 101 | The XP

XP3 101 | The XP

This post is part of a series of posts called XP3 101. Be sure to check out the entire series! You can check out the previous post in this series by clicking here. Hey guys! My name is Steph and I’m the Lead Writer for XP3 Middle School Curriculum! If you’ve been following the XP3 blog, you know we’re in the middle of a series of posts designed to help you learn more about XP3 and how to make the most out of all of the tools we provide. Today we’re going to dive deeper into a specific... Read More