Are you ready to change how you play the game?
What is that one idea, that one key difference, that could be a game changer for your ministry?
Maybe the idea latched on to you at The Orange Conference. Or maybe it’s something that you’ve thought about for months, but just aren’t sure how to take the next step.
We’ve just debuted some new resources at Orange 2012 that may help you take the next step. Here are just a few we’d like to highlight for our 252 friends.
Lead Small by Reggie Joiner and Tom Shefchunas A 2012 focus for Orange has been the equipping and support of Small Group Leaders. This book offers our best practices for leading a Small Group.
Zombies, Football and the Gospel by Reggie Joiner Based on this year’s conference theme, this book highlights ministry game changers that impact the way we serve families in the 21st Century.
Orange Essentials DVD by Reggie Joiner Orange Essentials is a resource to: generate healthy discussions within your church; engage staff with dynamic vision casting; and involve leaders in rethinking the design of your church. Many leaders have discovered by working together strategically and implementing a shared plan with the family they can have a greater impact on the next generation. This DVD comes with an Orange Essentials journal that spotlights the concepts and strategies in Think Orange by unpacking the five principles behind the Orange Strategy.
Orange Tour 2.0: A Training Event for Staff and Volunteers With a combination of Orange Tour and six individual YouLead sessions, you can create an Orange training event for your church. Orange Tour 2.0 includes the Orange Tour sessions from 2011, along with bumper videos, transition slides, environment ideas, appreciation ideas, breakout sessions and more.
Surviving to Thriving: Successfully Including the Child with Special Needs by Amy Fenton Lee This DVD offers practical ideas to help you in serving children with special needs. From creating a schedule to sharing the Bible story, this resource will give you best practices in keeping kids engaged and helping them retain the lesson.
Amber Sky Gift Card – $5, $10 and $15 quantities Amber Sky Records is a place where you can download kids music for both church and home. It’s kids’ music you’ll love!
Parent Cue Magnet These fun Cue Magnets are a great giveaway for families. Use them to keep First Look and 252 Parent Cues on the fridge where families can be reminded to use everyday moments to connect with their child about spiritual truths. Sold in packs of five.
Parent Cue AppUPDATED! Parent Cue App provides parents with simple Cues throughout the week that remind them to pause and make the most of everyday moments with their family. Every month, Parent Cue will focus on the same ideas that your church is focused on through First Look and 252 Basics so it makes it easy for the church and the home to stay Orange. This resource can be purchased in the Apple App Store and Android Marketplace; search for it by entering ParentCue.
252 Basics The Big Story Timeline PosterThe Big Story Timeline is an engaging illustration of major events through history. The poster shows how God’s story includes us, and an eternity with Him. Use this poster as a classroom decoration, gift to parents, or resource in the church bookstore. New, additional updates to help kids navigate the Bible and help church leaders connect every 252 Basics lesson to the Big Story.
Turn It Up CD This CD has God’s “one big story” as a backdrop and provides a soundtrack for the most important drama in history. It’s HIS story, a bigger story of love and restoration that happens when Jesus sets up His kingdom in someone’s heart. These songs will give you countless moments to dance, move, laugh, listen and celebrate God’s bigger story in your family. So, go ahead . . . Turn It Up!
Also available:
Turn It Up Performance Tracks CD
Turn It Up Dance Moves
Turn It Up Performance DVD
For more information or to purchase these resources, visit the Orange Store.