November YouLead: Repeated Opportunities

We are wired for connection—we want to be part of something that’s bigger than us. Kids and students long to be part of something significant and the church can be a great place for them to learn and experience using their skills and talents to serve others. This month, we’ll be looking at how leaders can provide opportunities for kids and students to regularly serve in ministry at your church. And on a personal note, we’re going to challenge you to take a look at authentic discipleship and... Read More
The Volunteer Revolution Book Study, Part 2

The Volunteer Revolution Book Study, Part 2

Don’t you just love a good surprise? One that totally catches you off-guard because it’s so unexpected; yet completely satisfying and fulfilling. In chapters 2, 3, and 4 of The Volunteer Revolution, Bill Hybels provides readers with wonderful stories that capture the joy and surprise people experience when they begin living a life of servanthood. Hybels reveals that when people give of their time they can transform a society and find deep, personal fulfillment and satisfaction through their... Read More
World's Apart

World's Apart

We are happy to introduce you to one of Orange’s newest resources: World’s Apart, a new book by Chuck Bomar The life stage of 18- to 25-year-olds is completely different than it was in previous eras. In just one generation, we see contrasts that used to take two to three generations to surface. This shift has created frustration and confusion with those of older generations. Parents recognize this is a completely different world and struggle to relate the world of their child.... Read More

Seven Things I Believe About The Next Generation

by Perry Noble I lead a discipleship group of about 10-12 young men and women who are in high school—I’ve done so for the past two years.  Here are seven things I believe about the next generation (people who are 20 and younger): #1 – The next generation will see one of the greatest awakenings the world has ever seen—I really do believe the Lord is setting them up for it. (Which is why I believe the greatest investment in “missions” that the church can make today is the one to have a dynamic... Read More

What is Your Game-Changer?

Everything can change in a moment— because of a revelation because of an experience because of a relationship When these happen, they can— reshape who you are redefine what you do rethink how you live It’s happened before. A European mathematician theorized that the earth revolved around the sun. A Mississippi musician mixed rhythm and blues with country. Harvard students created a website to help everyone on campus connect socially. It is interesting how— a significant event in time can... Read More