The Instant Curriculum Revolution And What It Means For Your Ministry

The Instant Curriculum Revolution And What It Means For Your Ministry

In the past, churches used expensive and complicated technology in all their classrooms to present Orange curriculum. Getting this ready every week took several team members countless hours. And if a kid didn’t show up to church that week there was no way for the family to view the full video experience and lessons they missed from their ministry leaders. The Church Technology Monster Countless leaders have shared with us the old way they were preparing curriculum and expressed pain and... Read More
Why The Church Can Seriously Be Funny

Why The Church Can Seriously Be Funny

Editor’s Note: In 2020, the Orange Conference and Seriously Night are going to look very different. That’s because we’re doing an entirely online conference, which means we can’t be in the same room for Seriously Night like usual. But we still aim to do some fun and funny stuff for the 2020 Digital Experience—if only because we need a little humor now more than ever. “It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously.” —Oscar Wilde Every year at... 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