What Church Leaders Can Learn from Diversity Statistics

Over time, I learned that those two words, statistics and diversity, can actually be powerful when used for our marching orders—the Great Commission and the commandment to love God and to love our neighbor as ourselves. 

Two Habits To Help The Next Generation Win Friends And Grow Their Faith

If we lead the next generation to love and serve others, their faith will move in a positive direction. If we don’t, their faith will become shallow and superficial. Not only does loving God affect how we love others, but loving others affects how we love God.

How to Make the Most of Breakouts at Orange Conference

Conferences are amazing opportunities for church leaders. Not only are they great experiences for you to learn new insights and be reminded of why you do what you do, but you get to connect with a variety of different people and be inspired by the stories of what can be for your ministry. 

5 Ways To Communicate With A Diverse Audience In Mind

Our world is diversifying and evolving. Churches that choose not to evolve along with it risk falling behind. Part of this evolution is a diversification of our audience. So how to we strive to effectively communicate with a diverse group?

How to Make the Most of Breakouts at Orange Conference

How to Make the Most of Breakouts at Orange Conference

Conferences are amazing opportunities for church leaders. Not only are they great experiences for you to learn new insights and be reminded of why you do what you do, but you get to connect with a variety of different people and be inspired by the stories of what can be for your ministry. 

Who is Generation Z and How Can The Church Reach Them?

Who is Generation Z and How Can The Church Reach Them?

If we are going to reach the next generation for Christ, we must understand that their social outlook is wider than our generation. We must be willing to capture their attention quickly, answer their questions purposefully and succinctly, and then present the grace of the gospel with language that doesn’t require biblical knowledge.

How Nehemiah’s Story Calls Us to Unity

How Nehemiah’s Story Calls Us to Unity

We are the Church regardless of our denominations, political opinions, cultural differences. We’re connected by a gospel, a story, a person—Jesus Christ—and He changes everything. And we need to start acting like one body.

11 Steps to Start a Marriage Ministry the Right Way

11 Steps to Start a Marriage Ministry the Right Way

When I started a marriage ministry in the local church in 2001, I felt alone. As I looked across the country, I saw very few churches that had a holistic approach to marriage, or any approach for that matter. Some have a plan, others are asking, “How do I get started?”

The 3 Things Every Church Strategy Needs

The 3 Things Every Church Strategy Needs

Do you ever find yourself thinking about the same tough situation in your ministry over and over again without moving toward a solution? Maybe you have a myriad of solutions, but struggle with the right one to pursue. If you’ve ever felt like this, you’re not alone.

Reactivating Parents Every Year

Reactivating Parents Every Year

As a church leader, you have the opportunity to reactivate parents as their kids grow so that kids at every phase will stay connected to their parents. Your role is to remind parents at every phase to keep parenting with the end in mind. Because parents are not really raising children; they’re raising adults.

Orange Strategy: 7 Tips On Where To Start

Orange Strategy: 7 Tips On Where To Start

Strategy is the name of the game . . . but it is hard to know where to start! Not only are you asking yourself where to begin, you are also staring at your computer screen and wondering how this will all work on Sunday mornings.