It's "Orange Blogger Week" again, and there are a lot of things going on in the world of Orange.
Have you been interested in the Orange Conference? Have you not had the chance to attend an Orange Tour? Do you wish they had another option for those who cannot make either of those options? Well, you in luck! Be sure to check out the Orange Tour Online on March 6, 2012, from 1:00-3:45pm. Expect … Continue reading The Orange Tour Online Returns on March 6, 2012
As we kick off Orange Blogger Week for September 2011, I'd like to address a simple question of "Why Orange?" For those of you who have been in ministry situations for a while, or just starting, I know a new idea like this could be confusing as to why to change it up. For me, … Continue reading Why Orange?
Each year at the Orange Conference, they perform a song for all volunteers in the church, specifically those serving in children's and student ministries. I can honestly say they are often overlooked and not appreciated enough. I know that I personally would be up a creek without my awesome team of volunteers! To all my … Continue reading “Don’t Fade Away” Volunteer Song from Orange Conference 2011
Perry Noble closed out the 2011 Orange Conference with a very powerful message to all who work with children, youth, and families within the church. He believes we all deal with fear on some level, even if you don't want to admit it. One of the biggest fears we have, as children and youth workers, … Continue reading What Children and Youth Workers are Doing Today Matters, According to Perry Noble (Orange 2011)
Many of us in ministry know the typical way things go. Parents expect to drop their kids off at their respective ministry and go on their way. Going deeper, many churches take this approach. They view the ministers as the only ones in charge of the ministry. While many have tried to change this, which … Continue reading How to: Mobilize Kids & Youth to Lead (Orange 2011)