by Karen Malone Wow! The Orange Strategy has been life changing for our ministry! I began serving as children’s ministry director at Faith Chapel Christian Center in Birmingham, Alabama, three years ago after 11 years of teaching in the Madison City public school system. What an honor to lead such a dynamic team of volunteers […]
Self-sabotage is both a frustrating and confusing outcome. How can we derail our own goals when we want so strongly to achieve those goals? I have found that self-sabotage is often a matter of setting ourselves up for failure long before we even attempted the goal. Looking at elements in our surroundings as well as […]
Two years ago, our children’s ministry invested in the incredible community influence of the Core Essential Values program. We felt it was a unique opportunity, 1) to connect our ministry (from the church) to children (outside the church), and 2) answer the need of a positive character development program in school. We chose excellent volunteers, […]
“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 […]
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 […]