What’s happening with “It’s Just a Phase”

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Two years ago, under the leadership of  Kristen Ivy, Executive Director of Messaging for Orange, and Reggie Joiner, the ReThink Group published a book entitled, “It’s Just a Phase” which helped parents and church leaders best be able to know how to effectively help children through the various stages of life. It’s an amazing resource.

Now, two years later, Tom tracked down Kristen, now the Director of the Phase Project, to get an update on Phases. So, in this episode they talk about…

  • the reasonings behind the book, how it can serve your ministry leaders and parents as well as what is next from Orange to help ministry leaders not miss each phase children are going through.
  • what they are working on with Phases now and what some of the lessons they are learning as they talk with leaders and students (hint: it has something to do with middle school ministry)
  • how YM Sidekick listeners can get in on the Phases guides (some free stuff!!)

To get the book you can goto Amazon or the Orange Book Store.

Orange Tour is coming up this fall. To sign up for the Orange Tour, got this link.

To email Tom some ideas on future episodes email him here.

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Join the conversation! Have you read the book yet?  What do you think and how are you using it in your ministry? Share below or on social media using the hashtag #ymsidekick.  

Tom Pounder

A father of 4, Tom is the Online Campus Pastor as well as Social Media Director at New Life Christian Church in Chantilly, VA. He blogs, vlogs, periscopes and podcasts regularly about student and online ministry stuff. Check out his work at YMSidekick.com and on iTunes (search YMSidekick).

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