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Kristen Ivy

Kristen Ivy is the Executive Director of Messaging at Orange and the founder of The Phase Project, and co-author of the Phase Guide series, "It's Just a Phase," and "Playing for Keeps." She combines her degree in secondary education with a Master of Divinity and lives out the full Orange spectrum as the wife of XP3 Students Orange Specialist, Matt Ivy, and the mother of three children, Sawyer, Hensley, and Raleigh.

Elementary

Navigating the Three Phases of Elementary School

Phase Defined: A time frame in a kid's life when you can leverage distinctive opportunities to influence their future. The phase that should matter most to you is the phase… Read More

Preschool

The One Question All Babies Ask

Wait…babies ask questions? “But,” you may say, “babies can’t talk.” Oh, but they certainly can. From the very beginning, a baby communicates when he or she is hungry, uncomfortable, sleepy,… Read More
Episode 07

Recruiting Summer Volunteers – Turn up the Fun to Deepen Relationships

Welcome to the Orange Kids Podcast, where we talk kids’ ministry and discuss practical solutions to our weekly challenges. This week, author and volunteer-recruiting expert Christine Kreisher joins hosts Mike… Read More
Episode 06

VBS – Planning Your Very Best Summer

Welcome to the Orange Kids Podcast, where we talk kids’ ministry and discuss practical solutions to our weekly challenges. This week, Orange VBS Director Amy Fenton joins hosts Mike Clear,… Read More

Preschool

6 Ways To Embrace The Physical Needs of a Toddler

Phase Defined: A time frame in a kid's life when you can leverage distinctive opportunities to influence their future. The phase that should matter most to you is the phase… Read More