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Let’s Talk About “Global Involvement”

It’s a new month here at OrangeLeaders.com, and the topic we’ll be discussing this month is Global Involvement. It’s the perfect time...

Two #kidmin Lists

Children’s Ministry Magazine recently released two very interesting Kidmin lists. One list contains the top 20 Kidmin influencers leading the way. The other list...

Recruiting the Best Volunteers for Ministry: The Packaging

It's getting close. Christmas is almost here. For some you probably haven't even thought about how you are going to wrap your Christmas...

Free Game Idea: Thankful

"Give thanks to the Lord, because he is good. His faithful love continues forever (Psalm 136:1)."

Putting Family First

I’ll be the first to admit that I probably work way too much. Between my work and all the extra that I do...

Revisiting Orange 2010 – John Ortberg

My family recently did something crazy and left an amazing church to move back to Northern California. We’ve landed in Fremont, which...

Recruiting the Best Volunteers for Ministry

Look recruiting people will always be a part of your role in ministry. I plan to try out some strategies in the next...

Why I'm excited about Yancy's new CD

Today Yancy's new project "Stars, Guitars and Megaphone Dreams," is available everywhere. Yancy is back with her follow-up to "Rock-N-Happy Heart“ ...

Re-writing the Slow Fade with Reggie Joiner

At the Orange Tour in Phoenix this week, Reggie talked about an important issue and Keith Tsuing of CMBuzz took great notes! ...

Free Banner Artwork: Adventures on the Sea

Invite your kids into a lifelong adventure with Jesus.

Hold Your Kids More Than Your Phone

Gina McClain urges children's leaders to unplug from ministry and focus on their own families.

Free Devotional: Courage Under Fire

"Job shows us both the power of God as well as what it means to show courage during the hard times."

Designing Parent Support Groups

"Parents helping parents. That's what it's all about," says Tim Smith.

Free Craft Idea: Cereal Box Journal

Turn your old cereal boxes into fun-to-make journals.

Doesn’t Everyone Like Encouragement?

I’m sure I’m like most. A little encouragement goes a long way. I actually perform quite well with little or no encouragement, but...

That’s What I Was Trying to Say

Alfred Hitchcock was quoted as saying the following: “Once the screenplay is finished, I’d just as soon not make the film at all. I...

Homiletics for Rookies

JC Thompson: "What does your study method look like?"

Inefficiency in Kidmin Organization

Yesterday I wrote about Org Charts and ministry, specifically how most children’s ministries use a standard departmental model by default. I’m convinced...

Preteen Ministry: Outside the Box

I’m so incredibly excited about our Switch Groups that are taking place throughout the week. I truly believe that small groups are where...

Church Was Built on ‘Lies, Deceit, Abuse, Rape, and Fear’: Another...

Jessi Kline posted a statement on Facebook claiming that one of John Lowe II’s relatives, Jeremy, raped her when he babysat for her and her brother when they were “young, prepubescent children.”

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