Is Your Community Thinking Orange? Contest Winners

Is Your Community Thinking Orange? Contest Winners

Wow—did you guys show up big for this final contest! We asked you to tell us how you have your community thinking Orange. We asked you to tell us what you’ve got going on outside the walls of your church. We asked you what difference you have made in your neighborhood. You answered in AMAZING ways. Your stories were so encouraging and inspiring. They left us even more grateful to partner with you in your church’s journey. You were creative and excited, and hopefully those of you who submitted... Read More
Orange Specialists: Here for You!

Orange Specialists: Here for You!

At Orange, we don’t have customers. We have partners. And that’s not just some catchy marketing word. We really mean it. In fact, we try and go out of our way to prove that to you. After all, partners don’t leave each other to do ministry alone. The best way we know how to demonstrate that is through our Orange Specialists. So, what exactly is an Orange Specialist, or OS? The role of an Orange Specialist is to build meaningful relationships with our partner churches. Through these... Read More
Coming Soon in YouLead!

Coming Soon in YouLead!

LEADING ON EMPTY Ministry can be one of the most rewarding jobs, and in the same vein it can be one of the most draining jobs. This month in YouLead, we will be taking a look at what happens when you lose your vision, when you no longer feel like leading. How do you use the circumstances you find yourself in to ultimately turn things around and get back on track with what God originally called you to? On a personal note, we will take a look at leading on empty, how you recognize what is... Read More
The Progress Principle Book Study, Week 3

The Progress Principle Book Study, Week 3

I’m so excited for Easter! It is my favorite celebration day because the entire day is about joy, hope, and life-change. So, it brought a huge smile to my face when our three kids, who are spread across the country, all said they wanted to be home with us for Easter because for them as well, it is their favorite celebration day. With limited time and budgets, we’ve decided as a family to meet in Arizona—our first “home” as a family. And this sparked my excitement even further because it means... Read More
The Threes: 3 Ways to Connect Generations In Your Church

The Threes: 3 Ways to Connect Generations In Your Church

As a leader, we want to get people connected into what we are doing. The question is, how do we define connected? Well, practically speaking, this is often defined by physical involvement. If there are large numbers of people coming to what we are doing, we assume people are connecting. However, just having people show up in the same room at the same time doesn’t mean they are connecting with one another—especially across generations. And that’s important to differentiate. It’s one thing to... Read More