Eight New Findings on Social Media

by Terrace Crawford I feel like I’ve become a part-time student of social media—and I like it. I do a lot of research (particularly these days) on the subject, and because of current projects I’m working on, I suspect that I’ll be blogging more and more on social media. Recently two corporations (Arbitron and Edison Research) decided to collaborate and study how Americans are using Social Media. At Blogworld 2011 Tom Webster (VP of Edison) released some preliminary data in... Read More
MarriedPeople: Starting Over to Teach Less for More

MarriedPeople: Starting Over to Teach Less for More

While I bring many different types of neuroses to the table, perhaps the most frustrating to others is my need to start over from the beginning. This has been the case with me my entire life. When I was a kid, playing sports was always frustrating for me, because when I messed up I just wanted to start over, which I think is the opposite of sports. When I was in college studying for an exam, I would quiz myself on my notes until I got something wrong, then I would go back and start over until... Read More

Orange Tour: Spread the Word!

One of the many things we love about our Orange community is the enthusiasm and passion for impacting the next generation. As you know, the Orange Tour is heading out in a few short weeks, starting in Birmingham, Alabama, on September 9. If you’re excited about the tour, we would love it if you’d spread the word to your friends and neighbors. Reach out with an already-constructed banner for your website, an email to your volunteers, or a video for your congregation at... Read More

David Platt Joins Orange Tour in Birmingham!

The Orange offices are abuzz with activity as plans for the fall Orange Tour come together. We are excited to announce that Dr. David Platt, bestselling author of Radical, will be speaking with Reggie Joiner onstage at the Birmingham tour stop, September 9, 2011. Platt is the pastor of the Church at Brook Hills, a four-thousand-member congregation in Birmingham, Alabama, comprised of world-impacting disciples who really believe that as a church they can shake the nations for God’s glory.... Read More