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Dan Scott

Dan Scott is the Large Group Director for 252 Basics Group at Orange. He spends most of his time leading a creative team of talented writers that innovate our large group environments. Prior to coming on board at Orange, Dan served as the Elementary Children’s Director at Ada Bible Church. He enjoys traveling around the world coaching children’s ministry leaders and speaking to kids and students. He blogs about life and ministry at danscottblog.com. Dan and his wife Jenna live in Cumming, GA and have four amazing kids: Liam, Ellison, Addison, and Taye.

Episode 84

PCL 84: How to Raise Motivated Kids

Dan Scott, a children’s ministry speaker, coach, and large group director for 252 Basics at the reThink Group, shares with host, Kristen Ivy, his ideas on how to foster the… Read More
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Episode 28

PCL 28: Why Kids Need Fiction

Dan Scott has extensively researched the power of story. In this episode, he talks with Kristen Ivy about how kids are wired to use stories, even fictional stories, to help… Read More

Character and Values | Elementary (K-5th)

Cooperation Starts at Home

How often as parents do we hear ourselves saying, “Just work together. Can’t you cooperate?” Sometimes we want to pull our hair out wondering if our kids will ever cooperate.… Read More

Character and Values

Growing Compassionate Kids

Maybe you’ve had a moment like this in your home. You give your kids money for something at school, more than enough for whatever ice cream sandwich they’re hoping to… Read More

Character and Values

4 Ways to Teach Your Kids Initiative

When you look around, do you notice what you need to notice? Have you ever wondered why there are some people who can see things that other people just don’t… Read More

Character and Values

8 Stories of Kids Starting Incredible Initiatives

In the book Stand Up: Get in the Story, we included eight stories of kids starting incredible initiatives to stand up for what’s right to help others. Find their stories using the links… Read More

Character and Values

How Kids Learn to Stand Up For What’s Right

When I was little I wanted to be a super hero, pretty much because it would be cool to fly like Superman or have all those crazy gadgets like Batman. But… Read More

Character and Values

The Road to Peace

Every morning on the way to work, I travel a road that seems like a never-ending construction site. Workers have been perfecting this throughway for months, but it seems like… Read More

High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th)

A Parent’s Survival Guide to Middle School

Last week we talked about the ways your middle schooler is changing. As a first time middle-school parent, with all of the changes and not-so-stellar characteristics, I started thinking to myself, “How will… Read More