Kristen Ivy

Executive Director of Messaging, Orange

Kristen Ivy is the Executive Director of Messaging at Orange and co-author of "Playing For Keeps", "Creating a Lead Small Culture", and "It's Just a Phase – So Don't Miss It." Kristen earned her bachelors of education from Baylor University and a Master of Divinity from Mercer University. Before joining Orange, she taught biology and English in the public school system, where she learned the joy of influencing the next generation. She's married to Matt and has three children.

Child Development | Parents | Preschool

The 4 Questions Every Preschooler is Asking

The best way to resolve a preschooler’s relational questions is to consistently embrace the child’s physical needs. Here are 4 ways: Read More
Episode 11

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.… Read More
Episode 10

OKP 010: Spiritual Growth Isn’t Measured in a Test | Part 1 – Prioritizing Transformation over Information

Welcome to the Orange Kids Podcast, where we talk kids’ ministry and discuss practical solutions to our weekly challenges. This week, hosts Mike, Gina, and Kellen talk spiritual growth and… Read More
Episode 9

OKP 009: Developing a Special Needs Ministry – “All” Means ALL

Welcome to the Orange Kids Podcast, where we talk kids’ ministry and discuss practical solutions to our weekly challenges. This week, Meaghan Wall, Pastoral Leader of Special Needs at Stonebriar… Read More
Episode 8

OKP 008: How to Manage Transitions – It’s My First Day in K, and I’ll Cry If I Want To

This week, Dan Scott, Curriculum Director for 252 Kids and Preteen at Orange, and Brittany Compton, Director of Preschool Strategy at Orange, join hosts Mike, Gina, and Kellen to talk… Read More