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Announcing Kids Ministry Exchange

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. Read More

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What Do I Do For Easter This Year?

For the first time in recent history, families won’t be able to get all dressed up and come to church to celebrate Easter with their family and their church family.… Read More

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Inside #OC15: Creating A Strategy For Improving Your Preschool Strategy with Sue Miller

We have several people live tweeting and taking notes during Orange conference. Follow along with the hashtag #OC15. Here are the tweets that came out of Sue Millers's breakout "Creating a Strategy For Improving Your Preschool Strategy." A room full of #OC15… Read More

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Confessions of a Ministry Conference Jumper

Okay, I’ll admit it. I am a recovering ministry conference jumper, or, as I like to call it, a MCJ. It’s not something I’m proud of, but it’s the truth. There are a lot of us out there in church world. For… Read More

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FUN is Only a Three Letter Word

I recently attended my church’s Christmas services with my wife, my parents, and my wife’s mother.  We were very excited about it because we had heard that our church had prepared some great music, musical numbers, and an interactive thing using our… Read More

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Happy New Year!

According to Wikipedia A New Year's resolution is a commitment that a person makes to one or more personal goals, projects, or the reforming of a habit. While this is fresh on our minds from just recently ringing in the New Year… Read More

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Guidelines for SGLs Talking about Tragedy

Many of us have kind, thoughtful small group leaders in our ministries whose immediate and natural reaction is to help their groups deal with crisis. When we’re all trying to understand this week’s tragedy in Connecticut, our SGLs need to be prepared… Read More

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Thanks for all you do . . .

. . . because what you do matters! "I always thank God for you. I thank Him because of the grace He has given to you who belong to Christ Jesus. You have been blessed in every way because of Him. All… Read More

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Orange Fuel

Every year, our company somehow manages to host The Orange Conference here in Atlanta. It is a vast undertaking that requires months of planning, a bevy of volunteers, and four straight 17-hour (or more!) workdays for the whole staff. And after it’s… Read More

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Resources to Help You Change the Game

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… Read More