Yancy, Roots for the Journey, Giveaway!

Yancy, Roots for the Journey, Giveaway!

This past week, Yancy released her latest album, Roots for the Journey, and we want you to have a copy! What started as a lullaby CD for Yancy’s son with songs all based on scripture, soon became a really nice, relaxed worship experience. The music, organic, unplugged and simple featuring upright bass, glockenspiels and cello in addition to acoustic guitars and piano, nicely accompaniments the eternal Word of God. These songs have the power to strengthen the faith of all Christians,... Read More
YouLead Event: Live to Serve

YouLead Event: Live to Serve

How will you kick off this fall with your volunteers? For most ministries, the school year kicks off in August or September which brings along new leaders to serve. No matter how long a leader has served, whether 10 years or 10 minutes, it is always good to take opportunities to reinforce why you do what you do. Those of us at Orange know just how busy you are, so we wanted to create an event for you to help cast vision, stimulate conversation, and provide inspiration and training for your... Read More
The Happiness Advantage Book Study, Week 4

The Happiness Advantage Book Study, Week 4

by Leslie Galema I get overwhelmed pretty easily. Take laundry, as an example. My husband and I have three children. I can work all day washing everything in our house and as soon as I fold the last clean item, BOOM! I am hit with what seems like another mountain of dirty clothes. It is never-ending. Another thing I hate about laundry is carrying it up and down our stairs and putting the clean folded clothes away. (#firstworldproblems) I know I need to do laundry and it really doesn’t take a... Read More
Helping the Marriage of Parents of Kids with Special Needs (From #OC13)

Helping the Marriage of Parents of Kids with Special Needs (From #OC13)

In The Orange Conference workshop Encouragement Events for Special Needs Ministry, Katie Garvert shared how her church is using MarriedPeople.org’s Can’t Wait Date Challenge as a tool to help parents to reconnect with each other and build a stronger marriage. For several years, Woodmen Valley Chapel’s Access Ministry (Colorado Springs, Colorado) has offered regular respite events for its participating families. Katie has led the Access Ministry with the mindset that special needs ministry is a... Read More