The Best of the Orange Tour

The Orange Conference is coming up April 26-28, 2017. It is a fantastic experience for children, student and family ministers. And, with the 2nd Annual ReThink Leadership coming up those same days right next door, it is perfect for Senior and Campus Pastors. 
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But what if you can’t make it to either of these 2 great events. How do you get to experience Orange without going to the conference? Simple, you go to the Orange Tour! The Orange Tour happens every year all across America where reThink takes the Orange Conference in packs it into 1 full day of learning. It’s awesome.

And that is why Tom brought in Lisa Givens to the podcast. Lisa is a volunteer leader at New Life Christian Church in Chantilly, VA (Tom’s Church). She went to the Orange Tour in Richmond, VA and is going to share about:

  • What her background is and how she got involved in student ministry
  • What she learned at the Orange Tour in Richmond from the likes of Jon Acuff and others
  • How bad she is at 90s TV trivia 🙂

The Orange Conference is one of the best and you can sign up for it here. But if you can’t get to the conference, go to an Orange Tour stop. The dates for the remaining ones are here.

What about you? What did you learn from the Orange Tour stop in your area? Share your experiences below or on social media using #ymsidekick so we can all learn from each other.

To email Tom some ideas on future episodes email him here.

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Tom Pounder

A father of 4, Tom is the Online Campus Pastor as well as Social Media Director at New Life Christian Church in Chantilly, VA. He blogs, vlogs, periscopes and podcasts regularly about student and online ministry stuff. Check out his work at and on iTunes (search YMSidekick).

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