Time for Kickoff

Time for Kickoff

by Misty Phillips Do you have a game plan to connect with parents this fall? It’s a great way to kick off the fall season since families are back in the swing of school and routines. As leaders, we want to do all we can to help parents create a rhythm with their families as they build on what is taught in church each weekend. Fall is a great time for not only a team huddle, but also connecting with parents to share your game plan in your ministry. Here are a few ideas for your game plan from... Read More
Going Orange: The first steps

Going Orange: The first steps

If you’re a children’s, student, or family minister trying to bring your church toward Orange thinking, it may seem like an overwhelming task. The good news is that there are a few steps you can take to manage the transition in its early stages: Discuss principles before practices. Most senior pastors will agree with the basic assumptions that nothing is more important than someone’s relationship with God, that a parent has the most influence over a child, that the church is... Read More
Helpful OC14 Info: At Home or On-Site

Helpful OC14 Info: At Home or On-Site

Whether you’re joining us in Atlanta this week, or following The Orange Conference through various Twitter feeds, our Live Stream, bloggers, or via this blog, here’s some helpful and important information.  ATTENDEES Remember to assign tickets, select breakouts and print tickets before arriving at on-site registration. Need help with any of that? How-to: Download Ticket and Welcome Kit How-to: Assign Tickets How-to: Change the Name on a Ticket How-to: Add Preconference Tickets How-to: Select... Read More
How to Get the Most out of #OC14

How to Get the Most out of #OC14

Posted on April 21, 2014 at RobCizek.com. Do you want to supercharge your career? Consider regularly attending professional conferences. The connections and information we receive are well worth our time. Here are my tips for getting the most out conference experiences: Prepare: Before you go, review the conference web site. Do the pre-conference reading or listen to the pre-conference podcasts. Some conferences have workshops the day before the main sessions begin. Arrive a day early and... Read More
OC14: There’s an App for That

OC14: There’s an App for That

The Orange Conference fits in the palm of your hand! This iConference experience will help everyone prepare for their time at conference, equip you on-site and allow you to rate sessions afterward. Even those not attending the conference can still have fun with the App, including watching the Live Stream. Features include: View the full conference schedule, personal schedule and track schedules. Change workshop and breakout session selections. Evaluate workshop and breakout sessions. Post to... Read More