Greg Payne

Greg Payne is a creative writer, video producer, and performer for Orange and 252 Basics. He has been married for 21 years. He has two daughters, a grill, a motorcycle, and a strange sense of humor. His dog loves anything from the grill. His daughters like his motorcycle. His wife tolerates his sense of humor with grace and mercy.


Have Yourself a Rustic Little Christmas

My 15-year-old daughter has leadership gifts. While I recognize this is a God-given talent—and He has plans for her that will incorporate these amazing skills—I also confess I am the father… Read More

Elementary (K-5th) | Faith

4 Words to Help Grow Your Family This Year

It’s January. It’s a time when we change the calendar and see that another 12 months have passed and think we should do the things we said we’d do the… Read More

Celebrations | Elementary (K-5th)

3 Sounds That Lead to A Great Christmas In Your House

Christmas—it’s a time of peace. It’s a time when all mankind seems to pause and bring out their best. It’s also a time when my family can turn on each… Read More


The Next Generation Is at My House

I’m 48 years old, and this year something is happening that I really didn’t expect.  It’s happened before, but not recently.  In fact, the last time I think I felt… Read More