Orange Tour 2015

Have you wanted to attend The Orange Conference but never could make it happen due to the cost, location, or timing? The Orange Tour is for you! Registration opens June 11, 2015!


A Day at the Franklin Park Zoo

A couple weeks ago, my wife and I took a short trip down to Boston to visit the Franklin Park Zoo. We thought it would be packed with school field trips, but there were not many people there at all. This helped to make it even more relaxing. Unfortunately, though, we did not get to…


Memorial Day Reflections

Something many people do not know about me is that I was really close to signing up for the Navy when I was in high school. All the pressures of college were upon me, and I did not know what to do or how I was going to afford it. My electronics and computer networking teacher…


Hungry Hungry Hippos – Youth Group Game

A couple weeks ago, I began seeing people share videos of this youth group game. What was it? A real-life version of Hungry Hungry Hippos. After checking it out and evaluating the cost, I thought this is something we have to do with our students. This past Wednesday at The Middle, our middle school program, we played…


Five Things I Did Not Expect from The Orange Conference

I have been to several conferences over the years. To be honest, some are better than others. The Orange Conference is one of those better ones. Sure, there are great speakers and things to learn, but it is often the unexpected things that make OC so good. Today, I wanted to share five things that I…


Blizzard 2015 – Having Fun in Slow-Mo

On the night of January 26, 2015 (and continuing all day on January 27), the majority of the northeastern United States was hit with “Winter Storm Juno,” which brought over two feet of snow to our yard. What does one do with all this snow? My wife and I decided to have some fun in slow…