Brandon O’Dell started contract writing with The reThink Group in 2005 before being roped into being a full-time staff member in 2007. He has written scripts for Family Experience, 252 Basics large group, and Camp Kidjam, but his primary focus is Feature Presentation, which includes fully dramatized versions of Bible stories.

Episode 26

OKP 026: Make It Fun – Engaging Kids Through Game Play

This week Brad and Brian Sitton, founders of Crowd Control Games, join hosts Mike, Gina, and Kellen to discuss the value of fun in helping spiritual principles stick. Read More
Episode 16

OKP 016: Ready, Set, Sunday! – Tips for Prepping Your Environments

Welcome to the Orange Kids Podcast, where we talk kids’ ministry and discuss practical solutions to our weekly challenges. This week Lisa Molite, stuff, joins hosts Mike, Gina, and Kellen… Read More
Episode 03

OKP 003: “The Talk” Doesn’t Speak – How to Introduce Phase-Appropriate Sexual Integrity Conversations

Dr. Jim Burns of HomeWord ministry joins hosts Mike Clear, Gina McClain, and Kellen Moore to discuss phase-appropriate ways of introducing sexual integrity to preschool and elementary students and how… Read More

Elementary | Orange Strategy

Chuck vs. The New Year’s Resolution

I recently finished watching all five seasons of the NBC television series, Chuck on DVD.  If you are unfamiliar, the show centers around an everyman/geek employee of an electronics store… Read More

Elementary | How To

The Hows and Whys of Feature Presentation

The Large Group curriculum for 252 Basics uses props and costumes, live Storytellers, games, illustrations, sound effects, and video clips all in an effort to make the stories and principles… Read More