3 Fears That Keep Church Leaders From Having Marriage Ministries—and how to lose those fears forever!

3 Fears That Keep Church Leaders From Having Marriage Ministries—and how to lose those fears forever!

After years of working with marriage in the local church, there are some common fears that I hear over and over that keep churches from having a real marriage ministry. Here are those fears and simple steps to lose those fears forever. Fear One: “My own marriage isn’t ‘there yet.’” Lose that fear forever. A lot of church leaders fear starting a marriage ministry, because they feel like their own marriages aren’t “there yet.” This mentality is not unlike a person who puts off baptism because... Read More

Friday Grammar Tips

Many leaders are also bloggers, or have a presence on a major media outlet like  Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. Online, what we say and how we say it is permanent. So, why not make sure you’re writing is top notch by following these simple tips from CopyBlogger.com? Like this infographic? Get more content marketing tips from... Read More

YouLead Podcast: Environments with Nick Blevins

Creating the right environment for your families, takes creativity and attention to detail. Listen in as we talk with Nick Blevins of Community Christian Church in White Marsh, Maryland, who shares some of his tips and tricks to making the most of their church environment to create and incredible experience for families. Youlead Podcast: Environments with Nick Blevins Developed by Orange, YouLead is a simple curriculum designed to develop the leadership skills of yourself, your team and your... Read More
Zombies, Football and the Gospel Book Study, Week 3

Zombies, Football and the Gospel Book Study, Week 3

Last week I sat in a meeting at our local high school to discuss the upcoming school year. Toward the end of the meeting, our athletic director shared a dream he’s had for over a year—building a combined softball/soccer field on a piece of open land the school district owns across the street from the main campus. It’s not an idea I hadn’t heard before, he had shared about it last year at the same meeting. So, someone asked how the plan was coming along. The director’s face got glum as he told... Read More

Register for OC13 Through July 19 and Save $90 off Regular Pricing!

The date is set: April 24-26, 2013. The location is secured: Gwinnett Center. The only thing missing now is you! Okay, well, we have a few other details to straighten out but we’re off to a really good start. Make plans now to join us here in Atlanta. We’re going to have another great time. The Orange Conference has rapidly become one of the most important family ministry leadership events in the world. Join key influencers as you gather with over 5,000 senior pastors, student leaders and... Read More