Catalyst Leader Book Study, Week 1

Catalyst Leader Book Study, Week 1

I felt called to ministry when I was 17 years old. I remember dismissing it immediately. After all, I already knew what I wanted to do with my life! I was going to go to beauty school and become a hairstylist to the stars! I dreamed of doing hair on the set of a movie or popular television show or being the personal stylist to a movie star! I was the girl in high school who did all my friends hair and makeup for dances, and would have a line of girls at church camp holding their hair brush and... Read More
The Ask

The Ask

by Bre Hallberg Have you ever run into someone, maybe it’s a “friend” from Facebook, or a follower from Twitter, and you begin the conversation with something that you read about them? It could be someone you talk to once a year, yet you feel as if you know them so well—after all, every day you get a play-by-play of their day, when they brush their teeth, what they had for dinner and of course adorable pics of their little ones. I’ve been there, about to comment on something I read and... Read More
“You’re Hired!”

“You’re Hired!”

No matter how a person comes to be in the position of searching for a job, each applicant loves to hear those words: “You’re Hired!” Did you know that Orange helps you get there? Through OrangeLeaders.com, we offer a job board so that leaders in churches with open positions can post their jobs. So, if you’re looking for a job, be sure to check the board regularly for updates. We are happy to help churches find quality team members to join your staff. If you’re a... Read More
YouLead Tracks: Focused Leadership Development

YouLead Tracks: Focused Leadership Development

Our YouLead library offers hundreds of leadership resources. Not sure where to start? Starting this month, we have laid out a few plans, or tracks, for you. Within each YouLead track we have listed resources for you personally as a leader and resources for your volunteers. Here is a sneak peek of one of our tracks. The Orange Leaders Handbook Track. Have you had a chance to take the Orange Leaders Assessment? If not, you can download the questions here, and the Orangeometer here. This... Read More
3 One-Liners That Have Made a Huge Difference in our Marriage

3 One-Liners That Have Made a Huge Difference in our Marriage

When I ask people what it takes to have a great marriage, they mostly say one of two things: hard work and good communication. The problem with hard work is that most people work hard at work, and when they get home from work, they don’t want to work anymore. Plus, many people don’t know how to work on their marriage, or they think working on their marriage means good communication. The problem with good communication is that there is typically a spouse who likes to talk and a spouse who... Read More