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Stercus Tauri
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Does anyone here have any knowledge/experience/opinions of the Orange Christian education program? The website seems a bit short on specifics. How well does it address diversity in the church and the community, for example? Our congregation is going for it, and of course the youth leader is 'very excited' about it, as one must always be these days. It's a done deal here, but I'd be interested to know how others have found it.

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Thay haif said. Quhat say thay, Lat thame say (George Keith, 5th Earl Marischal)

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Bishops Finger
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Never heard of it, and the link just leads to an otherwise blank 'Log In' page...

Can you give other links, or details?

IJ

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Stercus Tauri
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quote:
Originally posted by Bishops Finger:
Never heard of it, and the link just leads to an otherwise blank 'Log In' page...

Can you give other links, or details?

IJ

Hm... The link seems to work from here, but there's this too. There's not much there. The man behind it all is Reggie Joiner, of whom I had never heard before.

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Thay haif said. Quhat say thay, Lat thame say (George Keith, 5th Earl Marischal)

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Lothlorien
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That second link works, thank you. There are some details if you scroll down quite a way. I have never heard that name, but that could well be a matter of geography.

Edited to add that Second

[ 19. September 2017, 21:54: Message edited by: Lothlorien ]

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Lothlorien
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I wondered about the use of the word Orange in such a context. It brought many different once provocative ideas to mind.

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I'm glad I wasn't the only one who had that thought, Loth. [Two face]

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Stercus Tauri
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quote:
Originally posted by Lothlorien:
I wondered about the use of the word Orange in such a context. It brought many different once provocative ideas to mind.

I was carefully keeping that thought to myself until someone else brought it up. I've already made it known that I think some visitors arriving at the front door to be confronted by orange T shirts - part of the plan - will likely spin on their heels and leave.

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Thay haif said. Quhat say thay, Lat thame say (George Keith, 5th Earl Marischal)

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Curiosity killed ...

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In a church context I also thought of Oranges are not the Only Fruit

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