Engaging the Space Between Us

Engaging the Space Between Us

To say that 2020 has been quite a year is an understatement—pandemics, social tension, and natural disasters have been the norm. And as if all that wasn’t enough to make this year one for the record books, we have a presidential election coming in November.  In an already tense year, the battle between Biden and Trump seems to be the icing on the proverbial dry and inedible cake. The good news is, though, we can absolutely survive it. Even better, it’s possible our relationships can come out... Read More
You Might Be a Church Small Group Leader If . . .

You Might Be a Church Small Group Leader If . . .

Small group leaders are a wonderful—and wonderfully peculiar—brand of people. If you’ve spent time, blood, sweat, tears, and more tears as a small group leader, congratulations! You are among the proud and few.  If you recognize yourself in one of these lists, pat yourself on the back. You’re on the front lines of real ministry. The work that you do is vitally important. While it may take time for you to see the fruits of your labors, you play an incalculable role in the spiritual development... Read More
5 Ways You Can Influence Your Church’s Staff Culture

5 Ways You Can Influence Your Church’s Staff Culture

Most effective church leaders know that creating a healthy culture is important. Most of their efforts, though, are usually focused on the congregation.  But what about the culture of the church staff? That’s important, too, right? Absolutely.  Loyal staff members are the people who make the church tick. They’re the ones who make all the behind-the-scenes magic happen—the stuff very few people in the congregation ever see.  So what are some ways you can stay on top of your staff culture,... Read More
Orange Conference 2020, Orange Tour 2019 & Brand NEW Orange Labs Tickets: ON SALE TODAY!

Orange Conference 2020, Orange Tour 2019 & Brand NEW Orange Labs Tickets: ON SALE TODAY!

Registration for our 2019 Fall and Winter Tour opens at 5:00pm ET today, and we want to see next year! If you’re a guy/gal who likes to save a buck or a bunch of bucks, these are the lowest prices you’ll see. Better get them this week before they increase. And you’re in luck, no couponing necessary! You won’t look cheap; you’ll look like an early adaptor. Orange Conference 2020 will take place here in Atlanta April 29 – May 1, 2020. Orange Conference 2020: INDIVIDUALS PAY ONLY $225. You’ll... Read More
Discover New Orange Books at OC19!

Discover New Orange Books at OC19!

Orange Conference is a prime opportunity to discover resources, not just for yourself, but for your ministry team. (Especially as you plan your fall ramp-up in just a few short months.) If you’re coming, be sure to visit the onsite store and check out what’s new and new to you. It’s a good way to take the best ideas from Conference home with you. (Staff will be available to help you find the resources you need.) While you’re there, don’t miss these new Orange Books. (To get a sneak peek, go to... Read More
Meet The #OC19 Blogging Team

Meet The #OC19 Blogging Team

There’s going to be a lot of activity at the Infinite Energy Center this week once OC19 gets started on Wednesday. We want those of you following along from home to stay in the loop as much as possible, despite the frenzy of information that may be happening on social media or even from those you’ve sent to Atlanta. One of the best ways to do sort through it all is to not only watch the Live Stream from your home or office, but also to follow our bloggers throughout their experience. It’s a... Read More