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The Orange Leaders Audio Blog

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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OLAB 369: Five Traits of an Effective Coach

Everyone can go farther and faster with someone coaching them. In today’s episode, you’ll learn the five traits of an effective coach.

7mins

12 Apr 2018

Rank #1

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OLAB 393: What Facebook Knows That Churches Don’t

The win in your ministry isn’t how many people attend your church each week, but how meaningful those interactions are. Learn how meaningful interactions change the way content is heard in today’s episode.

4mins

16 May 2018

Rank #2

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OLAB 374: Easiest Way to Explain Orange Strategy to Your Team

The Orange Strategy is easy to understand for some, but complex to live out. In today’s episode, you’ll learn how to explain the strategy to your ministry’s volunteers.

5mins

19 Apr 2018

Rank #3

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OLAB 370: Connecting with Visitors

The success of your ministry and whether parents bring their kids back is largely determined by how you treat them during their first visit. In today’s episode, you’ll learn how to best connect with visitors.

5mins

13 Apr 2018

Rank #4

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OLAB 445: Culture Eats Strategy For Breakfast

Culture dictates how your team will fulfill the duties and vision of your ministry. Today, you’ll learn what makes up a healthy culture.

6mins

27 Jul 2018

Rank #5

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OLAB 394: Creating A Rhythm All Week Long

Sunday should be a launchpad for conversations throughout the week. Today, you’ll learn why the day-to-day moments matter most in a child’s life.

4mins

17 May 2018

Rank #6

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OLAB 423: Communicating With Your Volunteers

The crucial part of sustaining volunteer longevity is communication. Learn the best and effective ways to do just that in today’s episode.

5mins

27 Jun 2018

Rank #7

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OLAB 359: The Secret To Leading With Confidence

In leadership, fear sometimes gets the best of us. In today’s episode, you’ll learn a personal mantra to repeat to yourself to help you lead with confidence.

5mins

29 Mar 2018

Rank #8

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OLAB 422: How To Encourage Volunteer Leaders

In the busyness of doing ministry, we can often forget how invaluable volunteers are. In today’s episode, you’ll learn how to celebrate your volunteers.

6mins

26 Jun 2018

Rank #9

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OLAB 426: Making Necessary Changes in Your Ministry

Intentional loss can make way for tremendous growth. In today’s episode, you’ll learn some necessary changes your ministry needs to make to flourish.

5mins

2 Jul 2018

Rank #10

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OLAB 364: 8 Questions Every Church Should Answer About a Small Groups Model

Small groups have the potential to connect everyone in your church to relationships where they can serve, love, and grow together. In today’s episode, you’ll learn how to structure a small group model in your church.

6mins

5 Apr 2018

Rank #11

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OLAB 360: How To Motivate Small Group Leaders To Serve

Having consistent small group leaders is great, but having those same leaders be as passionate as you are about serving others matters even more. Learn ways to motivate your small group leaders to be more passionate and giving.

7mins

30 Mar 2018

Rank #12

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OLAB 392: Equipping Parents to Create Traditions

Traditions aren’t solely for fun — they create history. Today, learn how great an impact having traditions has on your kids.

4mins

15 May 2018

Rank #13

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OLAB 366: Delegating is Often the Key to Focus

In today’s episode, you’ll learn why intentional delegation of tasks on your list will help improve your focus and strengthen the overall vision of your ministry.

6mins

9 Apr 2018

Rank #14

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OLAB 435: How to Show Appreciation to Your Ministry’s Volunteers

In today’s episode, you’ll learn how to show your volunteers you appreciate them using Gary Chapman’s five love languages concept.

5mins

13 Jul 2018

Rank #15

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OLAB 427: Helping Volunteers Navigate Change

Change is hard. Learn how to effectively lead through it in today’s episode.

7mins

3 Jul 2018

Rank #16

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OLAB 362: What To Do When You’re On A Dysfunctional Team

Discord among your team wreaks havoc on morale, often leading everyone to choose a side. In today’s episode, learn how to handle this conflict in light of the Fruits of the Spirit.

8mins

3 Apr 2018

Rank #17

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OLAB 402: How A Small Church Implements The Orange Strategy

If you work in a small church, you might be wondering if the Orange curriculum would benefit your church. Learn how one church, with a congregation of 250, uses the curriculum.

5mins

29 May 2018

Rank #18

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OLAB 396: Speaking To Kids

Talking to kids is a lot different than talking with adults. In today’s episode, you’ll learn the best ways to approach kids to have the meaningful conversations you want to have with them while in a summer camp setting.

6mins

21 May 2018

Rank #19

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OLAB 397: 5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me About Kidmin

In kids ministry, there is often a lot of gray area, leaving ministry workers with a lot of questions. In today’s episode, you’ll learn how to handle certain challenges that often arise in kids ministry.

5mins

22 May 2018

Rank #20