See if you can relate to one of these scenarios: Jill is at it again. She has all the kids in her small group gathered around her, and she’s showing them a video on her cell phone. You walk by and catch a glimpse of gorillas and . . . wait! Is that a gun? […]
They’re gone. There was no goodbye, they didn’t leave a note, not even a text. As a nextgen or kidmin pastor, your heart breaks just a little when you realize they aren’t coming back. When you think Orange you desire to play for keeps. You can envision what life could be for the sweet baby […]
James Halfhill, youth pastor at Killearn United Methodist Church in Tallahassee, Florida posted a few words after reading Think Orange that exemplify the spirit of the church partnering with families. The very concept of helping our parents reinvest in the spiritual journey of the students is what I have been searching for. The practical concepts […]
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 […]