XP3 101 | Differences between XP3 Middle School and XP3 High School

XP3 Middle School and XP3 High School. One strategy, two life phases. One brand, two curriculums. If you’ve been wondering what the real differences are between XP3MS and XP3HS, this is the blog post you’ve been waiting for . . .

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CREW: A New XP3 Series by Doug Fields

Many of our XP3HS partners will are starting a new series this week called CREW, written by Doug Fields. Doug has invested over thirty years into leading, understanding, and teaching all things student ministry. That’s why we were so excited when he agreed to write this series . . .

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XP3 101 | Scope & Cycle

You have a limited amount of time—a set number of weeks—with your students before they graduate. That’s why it’s crucial to prioritize what you teach throughout the year. The XP3 Scope & Cycle is that prioritized teaching plan. Learn more about how our Scope & Cycle works . . .

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13 Ways to Prevent SGL Burnout In Your Student Ministry

Recruiting small group leaders is hard. Retaining them is even harder. This week Brett Talley, an Orange Specialist and 11-year ministry veteran, gives you his best ideas to prevent your SGLs from burning out . . .

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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
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XP3 101 | Teaching with XP3

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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! My name is Ashley and I’m the Content Director for XP3 Middle School Curriculum. One of the things I am most passionate about in life and in ministry is communicating to students about the story of God, and the truths of Scripture. That’s why I’m such a big fan of XP3 and why I’ve used it in my own ministry as a student pastor.... read more
Our Spring 2017 Series by Kara Powell

Our Spring 2017 Series by Kara Powell

Our featured series for the month of February for XP3 High School is called Road Trip. Road trips are awesome, but the unexpected always seems to happen on the road: flat tires, detours, surprisingly great lunch stops, disappointingly awful gas stations. The unexpected is just part of the experience. Life works a lot like this too, and that’s exactly what our new Road Trip series is all about. This three-week series studies the life of Paul. Paul was known for his experiences on the... read more
XP3 101 | The 7 Segments

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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! My name is Crystal and I’m the Director of High School Strategy here at Orange. 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. And we’re going to keep that series going today as we... read more

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CONTRIBUTORS

Brett TalleyBrett Talley

Brett Talley is an XP3 Orange Specialist with Orange after 11 years in full time minis...

Matt IvyMatt Ivy

Matt is an incredible Orange Specilist for XP3 High School. That means he spends his ...

CJ PalmerCJ Palmer

CJ is the Managing Editor for XP3 High School and Social Media Strategist for XP3's blog...

Jeremy ZachJeremy Zach

Jeremy aka JZ spent 9 years as a paid, professional youth pastor in the local church. Now J...

Ben NunesBen Nunes

Ben is one of our amazing Orange Specialists, taking care of our XP3 Middle School and XP3 ...

Sarah BraggSarah Bragg

Sarah Bragg has been working with students in ministry for more than 15 years and previo...

Crystal ChiangCrystal Chiang

Crystal currently leads the XP3 High School initiative at Orange. Before that, she spen...

Steph WhitacreSteph Whitacre

Steph is the Lead Writer for the XP3 Middle School curriculum at Orange. She has over a de...

Ashley BohincAshley Bohinc

Ashley is the Content Director for XP3 Middle School. She has worked with student...