So, what do we conclude about meetings? They’re critical, they’re painful, and they must happen in order to reap the rewards that make this time together a good thing. Here’s a recap of the model outlined by author Patrick Lencioni on how to have effective meetings that will lead to higher morale, faster and better […]
Click here for “Leaders are Problem Solvers, Part One.” Like it or not, you’ve got to be a problem-solver. People who serve under you already see you as a problem-solver—and they need you to take on that role. For most of us in children’s ministry, problem-solving isn’t our strongest skill. We’re wired to be caretakers. […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]