Inside #OC15: Contagious: How to Spread the Message of Your Church to Those Who Don’t Attend with Jeff Henderson

Inside #OC15: Contagious: How to Spread the Message of Your Church to Those Who Don’t Attend with Jeff Henderson

We have several people live tweeting and taking notes during Orange conference. Follow along with the hashtag #OC15. Here are the tweets that came out of Jeff Henderson’s breakout “Contagious: How to Spread the Message of Your Church to Those Who Don’t Attend.”   Say Yes by listening more. 18-25 year olds are the fast growing generation that are saying “no” to the church. We need to listen to them. When asked, “What would you like about church?”,... Read More
Inside #OC15: Preparing Your Grads for What’s Next with Kara Powell

Inside #OC15: Preparing Your Grads for What’s Next with Kara Powell

We have several people live tweeting and taking notes during Orange conference. Follow along with the hashtag #OC15. Here are the tweets that came out of Kara Powell’s breakout “Preparing Your Grads for What’s Next.”   Preparation is too little and too late to prepare high school graduate for their next steps. What separates Christianity from every other faith is grace. We accidentally shame our graduates by not letting them know that we will surround them with an... Read More
Inside #OC15: Before and After the Baby Dedication with Cass Brannan

Inside #OC15: Before and After the Baby Dedication with Cass Brannan

We have several people live tweeting and taking notes during Orange conference. Follow along with the hashtag #OC15. Here are the tweets/notes that came out of Cass Brannan’s breakout “Before and After Baby Dedication.” Baby dedication:  It’s not a checklist, its’ about the moms and dads. Before BabyD Why do we even do it? Answer this in the pre-meeting and homework. Watch the videos: Imagine the end:  We say “add 5 characteristics that you want to see in your... Read More
Inside #OC15 Understanding the Parents of Preschoolers with Sherry Surratt

Inside #OC15 Understanding the Parents of Preschoolers with Sherry Surratt

We have several people live tweeting and taking notes during Orange conference. Follow along with the hashtag #OC15. Here are the tweets that came out of Sherry Surratt’s breakout “Understanding Parents of Preschoolers.”   Recent research found that the average family attend church one out of 3 weekends, if at all. When MOPS started 40 years ago, moms were very different. Some facts about moms: Upwards of 40% have no plans of marrying at all. Average age for marriage is 28.... Read More
Inside #OC15: Seven Quirks of Incredible Volunteers with Sue Miller and Adam Duckworth

Inside #OC15: Seven Quirks of Incredible Volunteers with Sue Miller and Adam Duckworth

We have several people live tweeting and taking notes during Orange conference. Follow along with the hashtag #OC15. Here are the tweets that came out of Sue Miller and Adam Duckworth’s breakout “Seven Quirks of Incredible Volunteers.” Quirk #1: Start Somewhere. 80% of people just don’t know where to start.  Most people are so overwhelmed with the need that they never start. As leaders encourage them to start somewhere!  Encourage people to try something they LIKE and... Read More
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