by Brett Talley The moment of panic. We’ve all felt it at different times and in different ways. You are in a conversation about a specific family or person from church and, all of a sudden, you realize that you can’t recall the last time you actually saw the person you are talking about. Maybe […]
If you are just joining us as we read through <a href="Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America, be sure to check out Part 1 and Part 2, as well as Part 3. What Does It Take For You? Harlem Children’s Zone and the Promise Academy helped start a conversation on […]
We’ll be tackling the category of strategy again this month. This is really the foundational principle of Orange (that’s why we often refer to these collective principles as the “Orange Strategy”). And the first task any team should tackle when evaluating their strategy is to ensure that their goal is specific and measurable—we call this […]
Strategy is the name of the game . . . but it is hard to know where to start! Not only are you asking yourself where to begin, you are also staring at your computer screen and wondering how this will all work on Sunday mornings.
Welcome to the Orange family! I am sure that the road you traveled to launching Orange has been quite the journey for you. You have weathered countless meetings and budget crunches. You have researched and asked the hard questions. You have stepped out in faith to lead kids, students, and families, and you are trusting God […]
“They do a great job with her but not so much with me.” This was the response of a friend of mine several years back when I asked how he and his family were doing at their church. He went on to explain that he loved what his church was doing with his kids on […]
by Jeremy Smith It is one thing for the church to know about social media and tweet randomly or to post a link on your Facebook page, and a whole other thing for you to actually take the time to actually come up with a working strategy. Your church needs to understand that a target is necessary, goals […]