Do Ministry Better
Registration open! (through Mar 7)
NEW GROUPS LAUNCHING SUMMER 2019
with Erin English
with KENNY CONLEY
& John Huber
with WILL HUTCHERSON
with NICK BLEVINS
& Lisa molite
WOMEN WHO LEAD
with CINDY FIALA
with KEVIN MONAHAN
WOMEN WHO LEAD
YouLead Coaching is designed specifically for staff who work with Kids, Students, Women, or NextGen.
We would like to invite you to join a group!
We have FOUR cohorts of no more than 12 members starting in March:
Master ClassesMonthly video teachings that provide insight into the key strategies that can move your ministry forward.
Private Online CommunityAn online forum to support and share ideas with your cohort.
Live Q & A's With ExpertsEach month, you will connect with influential voices answering practical questions from your ministry.
Priority AccessBe the first to know about exclusive Orange events and products.
Coaching SessionsA two hour monthly video call with your cohort and coach.
You Lead ProjectsTackle a project in your ministry with structure and guidance from ministry experts.
Meet Our Coaches
Nick BlevinsNick and his wife Jennifer have been married for over a decade and are blessed with their 2 kids, Isaac & Mackenzie. Nick serves on the leadership team at Community Christian Church and leads the NextGen Ministry staff team. Nick loves to help church leaders work on their ministry (not just in it) and he is a certified Church StratOp facilitator, helping churches walk through the proven strategic planning process of StratOp. You can find his writing, free resources, and weekly interviews with family ministry leaders at nickblevins.com.
Erin EnglishErin English has served in kid and family ministries for 17 years, most recently as Kids Ministry Director at Westside Family Church in Lenexa, Kansas. She is passionate about the potential of the family and helping to engage, equip and encourage ordinary people to do extraordinary things with the gifts and talents God designed them with to point kids and adults alike to Christ. Book enthusiast, paper cut survivor, long distance runner, and #hashtag abuser are among some of the adjectives friends and family use to describe Erin. Her favorite role is wife to her college sweetheart, John. He remains her biggest champion and most enthusiastic supporter. Together they have four kids, Drew, Jack, Eli and Eden.
Kenny ConleyKenny, a 20-year veteran of kids and family ministry, currently serves as the NextGen Pastor at Mission Church in Gilbert, AZ. His passion to see the next generation come to know and follow Christ propels him to constantly rethink how the church approaches ministry to kids, students and their families. Kenny loves to network and collaborate with ministry leaders around the world to push ministry to new levels. Kenny writes at iamnextgen.com and childrensministryonline.com.
Cindy FialaFor just short of 15 years, Cindy has served as a pastor to kids and families at local churches in New Mexico, Texas, and Colorado. Cindy has a dream to see churches reach more families, create cultures that are champions for 1000 Generations, and leaders who are constantly preparing for the church of the future. Learn more about Cindy at cindyfiala.com
John HuberJohn Huber has been serving in youth and family ministries for over 20 years and is passionate about seeing the next generation love, become like and share Jesus in a personal way. In his role as Executive Family Pastor at Westside Family Church in Lenexa, Kansas, John oversees the vision, strategy and structure of ministry for kids, students and families.
Will HutchersonWill Hutcherson is a highly sought out coach, communicator, consultant, and team developer, with over 15 years of experience in youth ministry. Will coaches and consults leaders in churches and schools. He is the CEO of Beautiful Feet, a missions organization that fights poverty in Central America through child sponsorships and short-term mission trips. In his free time, he enjoys listening to 90’s R&B, and cheering for the Tampa Bay Rays with his wife Arianne. But most likely you’ll find him wrestling with his rambunctious 8-year-old, Liam, dancing with his 5-year-old Reese, or stacking blocks with a very busy 2-year old, Kinsley.
Kevin MonahanDr. Kevin Monahan is the Next Gen Pastor at 12Stone Church in Metro Atlanta, GA. With over 25 years of ministry experience, he has ministry expertise in working with kids, middle school, high school as well as college student and young adults. Kevin has been married to his wife, Meghan, for over 18 years and has three children: Jacob, Aidan and Olivia. He has a Master of Divinity in Counseling, as well as a Doctorate in Adolescent Development. He enjoys playing guitar, remodeling homes, playing soccer and equipping this generation to impact the world for Christ.
Lisa MoliteLisa Molite is the Elementary Director at Community Christian Church in White Marsh, MD. She has been leading in ministry for over 15 years and is passionate about creating irresistible environments for children. Lisa created ReadySetSunday.com, a resource for children’s ministry leaders who want to create great environments through decor and sets.
Tom ShefchunasTom Shefchunas (Shef) is the Executive Director of Student Strategy at Orange. He leads the development and strategy for XP3 Middle School and High School curriculum. Before that, he was the North Point Ministries’ Multi-Campus Director of Transit, the middle school ministry, for 12 years. And before that, he spent 10 years as a high school teacher, coach, and principal. His passion is working with, recruiting, and developing volunteers and leaders who will shape the next generation.
Jim WidemanJim Wideman has spent over 40 years helping churches and leaders thrive! Jim has trained hundreds of thousands of children’s and student ministry leaders from all denominations and sizes of congregations around the world. He has been a speaker, teacher, author, leadership coach and ministry consultant as well as worked in 6 thriving churches over a span of four decades. Although Jim is most widely known as one of the pioneers and fathers of the modern Children’s Ministry movement , He has also served as a Student Pastor, Minister of Music, Christian Education Director, Associate Pastor, School Administrator and Executive Pastor. There’s not an area of ministry within the local church Jim has not had the priveledge of overseeing.
Join A New Group Today!
Children’s Ministry – Erin English & Jim Wideman 2nd Monday of each month from 12-2pm ET Children’s Ministry – Nick Blevins 2nd Monday of each month from 2-4pm ET Multisite – Kevin Monahan & John Huber 2nd Thursday of each month from 1-3pm ET NextGen – Kenny Conley 1st Wednesday of each month from 11am-1pm ET NextGen – Kevin Monahan 1st Thursday of each month from 1-3pm ET Women Who Lead – Cindy Fiala 2nd Thursday of each month from 1-3pm ET Student Ministry – Will Hutcherson & Tom Shefchunas 2nd Wednesday of each month from 12-2pm ET