Ways to Save on Your Registration and Trip to OC19!

Ways to Save on Your Registration and Trip to OC19!

Dec. Jan. Feb. March. April. and then it is May! Orange Conference 2019 is happening May 1st-3rd this year! Every year, Orange Conference seems to be so close yet so far away. For me, it’s personal. One way or another, I have not missed an Orange Conference since 2004. I have been gifted tickets. I have had to fundraise for my ticket. I’ve been a volunteer. And I have had the privilege of working at a church that saw this as an investment and purchased the entire trip. Can you relate to one or... Read More
Networking Could be Your Ministry’s Super Power

Networking Could be Your Ministry’s Super Power

According to the Huffington Post, networking should be written into your job description. Have you ever thought about it that way? It truly is a super power to ministry leaders! So, put on your cape and strike the confidence pose. In all seriousness, who doesn’t want to truly be known and know others who are passionate about the same mission? Perhaps the idea of networking seems overwhelming to you, but never fear, a few practical tips and tricks are here! Think Small Start in your... Read More
Winning With a Weekly Bottom Line

Winning With a Weekly Bottom Line

We have all heard of the phrase, “information overload,” and I am 99.9 percent sure that each of us have experienced it. In fact, this post just might fall victim to a rapid delete from your inbox simply because you have just had too much “adulting” today! I hate to break it to you but this problem will continually get worse. Pew Research Center survey says, one in three teenagers send more than 100 texts a day. Go ahead, take a few minutes and look at your phone and see what your magic number... Read More
The Beautiful Cycle of Family Ministry

The Beautiful Cycle of Family Ministry

They’re gone. There was no goodbye, they didn’t leave a note, not even a text. As a nextgen or kidmin pastor, your heart breaks just a little when you realize they aren’t coming back. When you think Orange you desire to play for keeps. You can envision what life could be for the sweet baby you helped dedicate, and you imagine embracing them as infants learning their favorite toy and knowing what calms them when they miss mom and dad. You engage with them in the elementary... Read More
4 Important First Steps When Launching Orange

4 Important First Steps When Launching Orange

Welcome to the Orange family! I am sure that the road you traveled to launching Orange has been quite the journey for you. You have weathered countless meetings and budget crunches. You have researched and asked the hard questions. You have stepped out in faith to lead kids, students, and families, and you are trusting God with the unknown future of your ministry because you believe that Jesus really can make a difference in a kid’s life, and it is worth it to show up for a child. My name is... Read More