Coronavirus: Everything Your Church Needs for Digital Family Ministry Experiences

You’ve probably heard all about this Covid-19 thing that’s happening around the world. That’s why the entire Orange team has been hard at work preparing lots of content and resources to help you and your church get through this time. 

What the Church Needs to Know about Families with Special Needs

Every kid is unique and special to their parent, but here’s what we miss sometimes: As church leaders, we tend to focus on what we can do for someone with a special need and overlook the unique gifts and talents they bring to a church. 

Getting Your Small Group Leaders to Download the Lead Small App

We all want volunteers who are not only prepared, but also empowered and excited to engage with the few kids and teenagers God has entrusted to them every week. But let’s face it: Your leaders also have schoolwork, jobs, kids of their own, and/or other volunteer commitments. 

Staying Connected with Volunteers and Parents During the Covid-19 Outbreak

With measures like social distancing, school and church closures, and even mandatory quarantines for segments of our populations, we are realizing just how important, necessary, beautiful, and life-giving real connection is.

Leading Change: 5 Ways To Avoid Quitting

Leading Change: 5 Ways To Avoid Quitting

Ask anyone who’s attempted to bring about difficult change, whether in their own lives or in the life of an organization, and you’ll learn something: we are often most tempted to quit or give up moments before a critical breakthrough.

What to Expect from Attending Rethink Leadership

What to Expect from Attending Rethink Leadership

I’ll not soon forget December 12, 2002. That was the night the much-hyped high school basketball phenom LeBron James made his ESPN national television debut. His unranked St Vincent-St Mary (OH) High School basketball team played the top-ranked team in the country, Oak Hill Academy (VA). From the game’s opening tip, you could look at LeBron and know there was something different about this young man. He was unique. There was a level of skill and maturity to his game. He was head-and-shoulders...

Navigating 5 Challenges of Small Group Leadership

Navigating 5 Challenges of Small Group Leadership

Small groups are great. And then the people show up. It might not become apparent on that first, exciting night. But at some point, you will hit a wall of tensions and challenges that no amount of prayer, training, or biblical study can prepare you for. 

Developing Leadership in Your Volunteers

Developing Leadership in Your Volunteers

In churches, volunteers are the lifeblood of any ministry. We literally can’t do without them. So it’s pretty important that we take good care of them. We want both them and the people they serve to have lots of wins. 

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.