Orange Conference Live: Tech Tips to Make the Most of the Online Experience

Orange Conference Live: Tech Tips to Make the Most of the Online Experience

Shifting to an online Conference has been an interesting and educational experience for the Orange team. We’re sure you’re also adjusting to our new reality and appreciate the patience and encouragement from all of the Orange Leaders like you. Since The Orange Conference Live Experience will be so unique compared to our usual in-person conference, we thought we’d come up with a few suggestions on how to make the most of this (or really any) online conference. Orange Conference Live attendees... Read More
How to Make the Most of a Virtual Orange Conference

How to Make the Most of a Virtual Orange Conference

We originally had a different vision for this blog post. It was originally written as a resource to church leaders who couldn’t attend the Orange Conference in person. But things have changed since then. Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, no one can attend the Orange Conference 2020 in person. In keeping with the trend of social distancing, we’ve shifted the conference to an entirely online format. No, it won’t be quite the same as getting to attend with over 8,000 people live in the same... Read More
What’s Happening with the 2020 Orange Conference Because of COVID-19?

What’s Happening with the 2020 Orange Conference Because of COVID-19?

TL;DR: Looking for a quick update on the Orange Conference? Click here to read all about it. What you do still matters The past few weeks have been an unprecedented time in ministry. We are all asking the same question: How can we help? At a time like this, it’s easy to buy into the myth that what we do is inconsequential in this global concern, or that ministry is somehow on hold. But the truth is what you do this week matters more than ever. How the Church responds in this moment will... Read More
Why Every Generation Needs a New Revolution

Why Every Generation Needs a New Revolution

I love movies. I love Broadway shows. I love books. Basically, I love a good story. But what I love even more is a when a good story is based on a true story. The Best Stories are True Stories Musicals like Hamilton, books like Unbroken, and movies like A League of Their Own, Hidden Figures, A Beautiful Mind, The King’s Speech, Selma, or Remember the Titans (I told you I liked movies) are all stories based on real life people.  And the people on the pages of these stories are heroes. They are... Read More
How to Prepare Your Church for the Next Decade

How to Prepare Your Church for the Next Decade

The theme of the 2020 Orange Conference is Every Generation Needs a New Revolution. A few definitions from Merriam-Webster of “revolution” include: a sudden, radical, or complete change activity or movement designed to effect fundamental changes in the socioeconomic situation a fundamental change in the way of thinking about or visualizing something a change of paradigm Change is inevitable. A revolution implies something bigger, faster, or more impactful. Let’s face it, churches have not been... Read More