Creating a Volunteer Strategy in Student Ministry (OC18)

The longer I am in student ministry, the more I realize that there are so many things involved in making it happen. You have all the more traditional things like teaching, games, worship, trips, and regular communication, but you also have other elements that have been added over time. In many settings, the student ministry … Continue reading Creating a Volunteer Strategy in Student Ministry (OC18)

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Volunteer Song from The Orange Conference 2018 (OC18)

Every year at The Orange Conference, they honor volunteers in some way. This year, they hopped on the Hamilton hype train and did a parody of "Alexander Hamilton." (Please forgive the shakiness of the footage, as I didn't have time to get the tripod setup.) https://youtu.be/lJ1smOpQWIc [Photo provided by Sterling Graves.]

What if… Just Jesus? (OC18)

As I've mentioned before, this year's theme at The Orange Conference 2018 was "One Voice." The idea behind this is that we can do more when we work together. This thought is applicable to many situations, but there was one that stood out to me more than some others -- that we should work together … Continue reading What if… Just Jesus? (OC18)

Learning to Layer and Let Go (OC18)

Going into The Orange Conference 2018, I knew the theme was about working together. When it came to the workshops, though, I chose them a couple months ago. I picked them by just focusing on where I thought I needed some help. At this point, the conference is just over halfway complete, and I've been sensing … Continue reading Learning to Layer and Let Go (OC18)

It’s Orange Conference Time Again! (OC18)

This week, I'll be down at The Orange Conference 2018 in Atlanta with the rest of our family ministry staff at LifeBridge. As I have done in previous years, I'm also on the official blogging team for the conference. For those of you who are new to my blog, here is what that means: I'll … Continue reading It’s Orange Conference Time Again! (OC18)

Give Back by Volunteering at The Orange Conference

Over the years, I've really enjoyed going to conferences and other events where I get the opportunity to learn, but I also enjoy connecting with others. In fact, I might even like that more. I was just talking to a friend the other day about another event, though, in which I'd really like to take … Continue reading Give Back by Volunteering at The Orange Conference