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Announcing Two Brand New Events

Reggie Joiner
Reggie Joiner Tuesday August 25, 2020
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What does your fall look like? If you’re like me—and a lot of the leaders I’ve been talking to—the big word for your fall is unknown. I know for us right now, as an organization, we’re usually packing our bags, booking airline tickets, renting cars, and trying to figure out the hotels we’re going to stay in as we travel to over 20 different cities. But not this fall.

As a matter of fact, there’s kind of a grieving process—what we were expecting to do, and now what we can’t do to connect with church leaders around the country.

So we decided to ask ourselves a few questions . . .

what would it look like if we did something entirely different?

what would it look like if we gathered to gather in a way we haven’t even imagined?

what would it look like if we decided to get kids ministry leaders and youth ministry leaders to show up in different spaces to have the kind of conversations we really need to have right now?

Here’s the thing I know about people in ministry right now: they want change to happen. They’re constantly working with kids, teenagers, families, and communities that need change and they’ve been trying to navigate it. Now for the first time, they have permission to make the changes they need to make that’s redefining how they see the church.

Now here’s the idea: what would it look like if we created a two-day event where we took the best researchers, the best cultural thought leaders, and the best ministry leaders to create an opportunity for an exchange to happen? If we took the time to have a conversation about the future of ministry we could raise the bar and reimagine how we do church for the next decade.

So we’re launching two, brand new events:

We hope you’ll join us at one, or both, of these events, because we need your voice and your experience in this conversation. And because we think if we can get the right people around the table, we can figure out the future together.


Register for Kids Ministry Exchange

Register for Youth Ministry Exchange

Reggie Joiner is founder and CEO of Orange, a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to influence those who influence the next generation. Orange provides resources and training for churches and organizations that create environments for parents, kids, and teenagers. Before starting Orange in 2006, Reggie was one of the founders of North Point Community Church with Andy Stanley. During his 11 years there, Reggie helped guide the church’s growth through an emphasis on innovative approaches to ministry for families. Reggie has authored and co-authored several books including Think Orange, A New Kind of Leader, Seven Practices of Effective Ministry, Parenting Beyond Your Capacity, Lead Small, When Relationships Matter, It’s Just a Phase So Don’t Miss It, and his newest publication It’s Personal. Reggie and his wife, Debbie, live in North Georgia and have four adult children and four grandchildren.