Voices of the Phase Project :: Dan Scott

Voices of the Phase Project :: Dan Scott

After 9 years of full-time children’s ministry, Dan joined the Orange team bringing not only the perspective of a ministry practitioner and the father of four but also the knowledge of an avid reader. (We have becoming increasingly convinced there is no book on child development and parenting Dan has not read.) Maybe interviewing Orange staff is like cheating, but every time I’m in a room to talk about Phase with Dan I think “everyone needs to hear this.” What he understands in theory from... Read More
The Most Effective Way To Lead Your Team

The Most Effective Way To Lead Your Team

by Dan Scott As I scroll through the pictures on my phone, I see a few types of pictures. Food and landscapes from my recent travels. The obvious selfies to prove I was actually there. Posed snapshots of my family in various locations. And bits of life captured in candid images. Out of all of them, I think the candids are my favorite. The annual family photos are great and all, but when you really think about it, I wonder if it’s an accurate picture of my family. We never coordinate our... Read More
Four Ideas For Casting Vision To Parents

Four Ideas For Casting Vision To Parents

by Dan Scott There’s a theory in advertising called effective frequency. The idea is fairly simple. A person needs exposure to a product, service, or idea multiple times before they will make a decision to purchase the product or service or subscribe to the idea. While there is no magic number for how many encounters a person needs to have, advertising leaders would say it’s somewhere in the three to seven range, with some suggesting up to 12 times. We live in an information-rich world with... Read More
COMING SOON in Stuff Leaders Want!

COMING SOON in Stuff Leaders Want!

In an effort to provide you with resources to help you do ministry better, we wanted to let you know what’s coming soon on Stuff Leaders Want! Stuff For This Week We are constantly writing, recording and researching to provide you with new resources every week. Each week, we will upload stuff for you, stuff for your volunteers and stuff for the parents in your church.   For You For Your Volunteers For Your Parents Week 13 “How to Navigate Small Group Time with Preschoolers” by Autumn... Read More