**Updated post as of 02/06/2012

As  The Orange Conference 2012 approaches us we  thought it would be cool to highlight some Orange Youth Workers from the Orange bloggers week.  Each Orange thinker talks about why Orange is important to their student ministry.  Make sure to check out the links below (especially the Orange bloggers who are giving free things away):


Michael Bayne-  @michael_bayne is a true inspiration and encouragement to the XP3 Students team.  Michael serve an amazing group at Grace Community Church as the Student and Family Pastor.

Hello Orange Week

Getting Your Pastor To Think Family

Bring Your Team To Orange 

Ideas Need Ammunition 

Orange Week:  Freeing Volunteers


Tom Pounder-  @tapounder  encourages and inspires children’s, youth and family ministry leaders with practical tools and knowledge to build a ministry that will have a lasting impact on generations to come.  Tom is a humble dude.

Orange Week:  Why You Need To Go

Orange Week:  Speaker Highlights From Last Year

Orange Week:  What I’m Looking Forward To 


Ben Kerns- Ben (@averageym) is a theological grounded and family ministry minded minister.  He is the Pastor to Children and Students at Marin Covenant Church.

Want To Win Chap Clark’s New DVD:  Parenting A New Generation?

What Can We Really Accomplish In 40 Hours A Year

Dont You Wish Chap Clark Was Your Friend


Steve Cullum – @SteveCullum currently live in Salem, NH, and works at Rockingham Christian Church (also in Salem) as a Student Minister (Youth Pastor) for 6-12th grade students. He passion is to minister to teens and their families, and he has been actively living in that passion since high school.

Why Go To Orange 2012

Favorite Speakers at Orange:  Doug Fields

Why Orange


Benamin Read- @BenjaminRead is a passionate guy who has been involved with youth ministry since he was 18 years of age.

Want To Win A Free Copy of  Parenting A New Generation by Chap Clark?

A Youth Ministry Game Changer

Interview with XP3 Students

Why I Cannot Wait For Orange Conference

XP3 Students Curriculum


Ryan Millard-  @Ryan_Millard serves as the Family Pastor at oneChurch.tv. Ryan is creative and “gets it”.

More Thoughts About Orange Week

Orange Week//Get Your Team To Orange

3 Things That Makes Orange Unique 

Orange Week Boundaries 

Orange Week//Why Family Matters 


Paul Mannino- @OrangeDad is the student pastor at New Harvest Church near Fresno, CA.  Paul is super fired up about family ministry in student ministry and has one of the most intensive small group leader trainings in the country.

Raising Adults

Orange Blogger Week #Orange12- Eureka

Orange Week:  YES!





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