It Takes a Party

The Orange Conference has officially begun! This morning, we attended some pre-conference You Lead Labs. (Be sure to check out my last post about becoming a better public speaker, which all came from one of these labs.) Tonight, though, we had our first main session with everyone in the Infinite Energy Center here in Duluth, … Continue reading It Takes a Party

5 Ways to Improve as a Public Speaker

As a youth pastor, I am constantly speaking in front of people. It’s something I never anticipated when giving my first speech in seventh grade. In fact, it was never something I truly enjoyed doing in school. I got more comfortable with it each time, and I did enjoy talking about topics that interested me, … Continue reading 5 Ways to Improve as a Public Speaker

Meet the Orange Conference 2017 Bloggers

It's Orange Conference time again! As many of you know, I'm excited to return to the Orange Conference this year! It's been a couple years since I've been there, and I'm itching to get back. As with previous years, I'll be joining an awesome team of bloggers to cover the conference. Our goal is to … Continue reading Meet the Orange Conference 2017 Bloggers

3 Reasons I’m Excited about The Orange Conference 2017

It's been a couple years since I've been at The Orange Conference, but this is the year I'm going back! And this year, the conference theme is "For Our Neighbors." There are several things that make me excited about this year's event, but here are the top three: One of the reasons I'm excited to … Continue reading 3 Reasons I’m Excited about The Orange Conference 2017