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The Orange Leaders Audio Blog

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Kids & Family
Religion & Spirituality
Christianity
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The Orange Leaders Audio Blog helps family, youth and children’s ministry leaders influence the faith and character of kids and teenagers. Five days a week, Monday through, Friday, we will share the best strategies, tips and ideas from the Orange Leaders online blog. Each episode will cover relevant family ministry topics with posts from leaders like Reggie Joiner; Carey Nieuwhof; Kristen Ivy; Adam Duckworth; Sue Miller; Mike Clear; Jim Wideman; Dan Scott; Meaghan Wall; Frank Bealer; Dr. Jim Burns; Yancy Richmond; Nick Blevins; Brooklyn Lindsey; Geoff Surratt; and Kenny Conley. Each guest contributor is an Orange Leader – someone who passionately engages both the church and families to influence the next generation. If that’s you, you are part of an incredible, global community helping kids have a better future. We are for you and the development of your leadership in ministry. For additional resources and episode transcripts, visit www.OrangeLeaders.com.

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The Orange Leaders Audio Blog helps family, youth and children’s ministry leaders influence the faith and character of kids and teenagers. Five days a week, Monday through, Friday, we will share the best strategies, tips and ideas from the Orange Leaders online blog. Each episode will cover relevant family ministry topics with posts from leaders like Reggie Joiner; Carey Nieuwhof; Kristen Ivy; Adam Duckworth; Sue Miller; Mike Clear; Jim Wideman; Dan Scott; Meaghan Wall; Frank Bealer; Dr. Jim Burns; Yancy Richmond; Nick Blevins; Brooklyn Lindsey; Geoff Surratt; and Kenny Conley. Each guest contributor is an Orange Leader – someone who passionately engages both the church and families to influence the next generation. If that’s you, you are part of an incredible, global community helping kids have a better future. We are for you and the development of your leadership in ministry. For additional resources and episode transcripts, visit www.OrangeLeaders.com.

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38 Ratings
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Short & Sweet

By Tim Hoss - Oct 31 2017
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Great snapshot of leadership principles. The quick approach allows me to retain the information. By listening in the mornings I am able to think and apply the principles of each session to my ministry process throughout the day.

Student Ministry Director

By Jeremiah Chapman - Jan 06 2017
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Very inspiring and thought provoking! A resource that leads me to better leadership!

iTunes Ratings

38 Ratings
Average Ratings
33
4
0
1
0

Short & Sweet

By Tim Hoss - Oct 31 2017
Read more
Great snapshot of leadership principles. The quick approach allows me to retain the information. By listening in the mornings I am able to think and apply the principles of each session to my ministry process throughout the day.

Student Ministry Director

By Jeremiah Chapman - Jan 06 2017
Read more
Very inspiring and thought provoking! A resource that leads me to better leadership!
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The Orange Leaders Audio Blog

Latest release on Aug 03, 2018

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The Orange Leaders Audio Blog helps family, youth and children’s ministry leaders influence the faith and character of kids and teenagers. Five days a week, Monday through, Friday, we will share the best strategies, tips and ideas from the Orange Leaders online blog. Each episode will cover relevant family ministry topics with posts from leaders like Reggie Joiner; Carey Nieuwhof; Kristen Ivy; Adam Duckworth; Sue Miller; Mike Clear; Jim Wideman; Dan Scott; Meaghan Wall; Frank Bealer; Dr. Jim Burns; Yancy Richmond; Nick Blevins; Brooklyn Lindsey; Geoff Surratt; and Kenny Conley. Each guest contributor is an Orange Leader – someone who passionately engages both the church and families to influence the next generation. If that’s you, you are part of an incredible, global community helping kids have a better future. We are for you and the development of your leadership in ministry. For additional resources and episode transcripts, visit www.OrangeLeaders.com.

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iTunes Ratings

38 Ratings
Average Ratings
33
4
0
1
0

Short & Sweet

By Tim Hoss - Oct 31 2017
Read more
Great snapshot of leadership principles. The quick approach allows me to retain the information. By listening in the mornings I am able to think and apply the principles of each session to my ministry process throughout the day.

Student Ministry Director

By Jeremiah Chapman - Jan 06 2017
Read more
Very inspiring and thought provoking! A resource that leads me to better leadership!