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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

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Win a Game Changer!

No, it won’t be all fun and games, but OC12 will have some healthy competition! And there are all sorts of prizes up for grabs this year so listen up. Orange-opoly Last year, conference attendees had a lot of fun hunting for… Read More

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Tweeting Easter

Going into the Easter season, the 252 Basic creative team and Orange Specialist have been praying hard for all of our churches and the families you represent. We prayed that through the lessons on Hope, Jesus would be glorified and kids would… Read More

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He Has Risen!

1 The Sabbath day was now over. It was dawn on the first day of the week. Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. 2 There was a powerful earthquake. An angel of the Lord came down… Read More

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Play "Orange Strategy in Five Minutes"

Okay, before you read any further, this blog does not contain a five-sentence summation of what the Orange Strategy is. Actually, it’s a challenge. For those of you that are already Orange thinkers and practitioners at your various places of worship, I… Read More

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from the entire 252 team! Read More

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Christmas Presence

I recently took the StrengthFinders assessment and discovered my top character trait is—achievement. I must confess, it fits. I have a strange love of tests and filling out forms. A deadline is an invitation to tackle a project and wrestle it into… Read More