CREW: A New XP3 Series by Doug Fields

CREW: A New XP3 Series by Doug Fields

If you’ve been working with students for a while, you know there’s no topic more important to them than their friends. For both the student who has a ton of friends and the student who’s struggling to find one friend, this topic hits home. No matter where the students in your ministry sit on the social ladder, relationships in high school are important; who they hang out with, who influences them, and how they treat their crew matters. That’s why we’re so excited to release this series called... Read More
XP3 101 | Scope & Cycle

XP3 101 | Scope & Cycle

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. Have you ever heard the phrase, “Scope & Cycle?” It’s an idea we believe in, here at Orange, when it comes to designing a teaching strategy for kids and teenagers. Here’s what it means. A SCOPE is a comprehensive plan that prioritizes what you teach. And a CYCLE is your plan to recycle and reinforce what you teach so it’s... Read More
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
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