Author: Kenny Conley

How Should I Structure My Staff?

One of the questions most asked by NextGen leaders is: What does your organizational chart look like? And let me tell you, I’ve become a collector of NextGen Org Charts over the years. Why? Because I’m fascinated by the variety of ways in which you can staff the NextGen ministry. I’d even say that one of my proudest ministry moments was when I deviated from the norm and began experimenting with our staff model. It’s always a fun conversation. Dan Doerksen is a good ministry friend of mine. He leads the family ministry at a small church in Manitoba,...

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NextGen Breakout Content

Friends. we have some AMAZING content this year in the NextGen track at the Orange conference. Here are the breakouts we’re offering this week. Also, we’re including all the resources that speakers shared in their breakouts. Just click the button below each breakout to download the bonus content. Boost My Ministry Leadership Kevin Monahan, Nick Blevins, Kenny Conley When it comes to ministry, we shouldn’t have to re-invent the wheel. Just about every challenge we face has already been tackled. Someone else has hit the goal we have our eyes on. Someone has already blazed the trail. Whether you’re...

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Three Things To BOOST Your Orange 2019 Experience

Every year, I create a pretty comprehensive guide to the NextGen experience at Orange. You can find this year’s guide right here: ULTIMATE NEXTGEN ORANGE 2019 GUIDE I’m going to share with you THREE THINGS that will certainly UPGRADE your Orange Experience. But, before I get to the three – I’ll cover the two runner ups. TAKE THE NEXTGEN SURVEY: I know, it’s not really an Orange 2019 experience upgrade. But don’t ignore the value. When you fill out the survey, you will be added to the official NextGen/Family Ministry list. From this list, you will be notified of...

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Staff Development

One of the most important things we can/should do with our time is to DEVELOP our staff, right? The quality and impact of your ministry is directly connected to how you empower others. This is the tricky part of delegation, isn’t it? It’s hard to let go of our responsibilities, isn’t it? We have programs, events and pet projects that are like children to us. I think I remember reading that if someone can do what you do at about 70% of the quality, then you should give it away. Once we find enough things to give away, we...

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