The Volunteer Revolution Book Study, Part 5

The Volunteer Revolution Book Study, Part 5

I’m one of the crazy ones—I ventured out to nab a couple of door buster deals on Black Friday. Up at 3:30 a.m. to get one of those coveted tote bags filled with goodies. As my daughter and I waited for the store to open, there were ladies in line eating pizza—I guess they’d been out long enough that their bodies were telling them it was lunchtime. I hit two stores and was home by 6:30 a.m., back in bed. Later that day we decided to go to a bigger mall for a late lunch and do some people... Read More
Free Online Classes to Hone Your Skillz

Free Online Classes to Hone Your Skillz

We love to learn at Orange. And we love passing along our various learnings to our partners and friends. Did you know that iTunes offers free online classes? iTunes U has various class offerings, including many that may enhance your ministry environment. To find iTunes U, open iTunes, click “iTunes Store” in the left menu, then click “iTunes U” in the black menu bar above the rotating featured products window. Our friends over at Youth Ministry Geek blog recently... Read More

Thankful but Fat

Every Thanksgiving, we make the trek through northwest Georgia and northeast Alabama world to be with both sets of grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins. It’s a great time had by almost all, but the food for me is always a problem. No matter how many articles I read on avoiding weight gain during the holidays, I gain weight during the holidays. I may only gain a pound or two but it always feels like a hundred. I’m sleepy, lethargic, the small pooch in my stomach feels like the start of large... Read More