OKP 015:  The Art of Group Talk – Lead Better Conversations with Kids

OKP 015: The Art of Group Talk – Lead Better Conversations with Kids

This week Hope Cleveland, seasoned small group leader and professional educator, joins hosts Mike, Gina, and Kellen to talk engaging with kids in small groups. LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S EPISODE Available on iTunes and Google Play FEATURED ON THIS EPISODE HOPE CLEVELAND Hope Cleveland is a second grade teacher in Forsyth County, Georgia. She has a huge heart for serving, leading, and especially for kids! She has served in student ministry as a leader for kids of all ages, and loves connecting... Read More
OKP 014:  To Burnout and Back – How to Stay Healthy as a Children’s Ministry Leader

OKP 014: To Burnout and Back – How to Stay Healthy as a Children’s Ministry Leader

Welcome to the Orange Kids Podcast, where we talk kids’ ministry and discuss practical solutions to our weekly challenges. This week Ryan Frank, CEO of KidzMatter, joins hosts Mike, Gina, and Kellen to talk burnout and staying healthy as a children’s ministry leader. LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S EPISODE Available on iTunes and Google Play FEATURED ON THIS EPISODE RYAN FRANK Ryan Frank is a pastor, publisher and an entrepreneur. He serves as the CEO of KidzMatter, a publishing company that... Read More
OKP 013: Creating a WOW First-Time Experience – How to Make It Personal

OKP 013: Creating a WOW First-Time Experience – How to Make It Personal

Welcome to the Orange Kids Podcast, where we talk kids’ ministry and discuss practical solutions to our weekly challenges. This week Andrae Jones from One Community Church in Plano, Texas, joins hosts Mike, Gina, and Kellen to talk about creating a “wow” experience for first-time guests to your ministry. LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S EPISODE Available on iTunes and Google Play FEATURED ON THIS EPISODE ANDRAE JONES Andrae serves as the Children’s Director at One Community Church in Plano, TX. He... Read More
OKP 012: Five for Fall – Preparing for Your Back-to-School Ministry Launch

OKP 012: Five for Fall – Preparing for Your Back-to-School Ministry Launch

This week, Alston Causey, Director of UpStreet at Gwinnett Church in north Atlanta, joins hosts Mike, Gina, and Kellen to talk getting ready for your fall ministry season launch. LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S EPISODE Available on iTunes and Google Play FEATURED ON THIS EPISODE ALSTON CAUSEY Alston Causey is passionate about helping families and the next generation win. He is the Director of UpStreet, the Kindergarten-5th grade environment at Gwinnett Church, which has two locations in North... Read More
OKP 011: Spiritual Growth Isn’t Measured in a Test | Part 2 – Four Faith Skills for Every Kid

OKP 011: Spiritual Growth Isn’t Measured in a Test | Part 2 – Four Faith Skills for Every Kid

This week, hosts Mike, Gina, and Kellen take on part two of a discussion on building authentic faith in the lives of preschool and elementary-aged kids with practical faith skills. Also: Laffy Taffy and soufflés. LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S EPISODE Available on iTunes and Google Play LET’S GET IN TO THE EPISODE Welcome to the Orange Kids Podcast, where we talk about the big ideas of kids’ ministry and discuss practical solutions to our weekly challenges. Your fantastic hosts, Mike, Gina... Read More
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