It’s almost that time, the time you plan for all year long. You recruit, you train, you inspire, you encourage, and you appreciate until you are blue in the face. But you are ready, and you know your hard work, time and energy will be worth the effort. Fall Kickoff—here . . . we . […]
Threading a teeny tiny needle. Folding a fitted sheet. Painting the trim in your bathroom without painter’s tape. When you think about these three pretty random tasks, can you think of anything they might even remotely have in common? Personally, I’ve broken a serious sweat tackling these joyous chores lately, and let me tell you, […]
by Chad Ward Churches all across America are doing amazing things for God and they are doing them because of great volunteers. Volunteers are special people that heard about a need and responded to help. They are motivated to get the job done . . . at least on day one. What about day two? […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]