Ashley Bohinc

Director of Middle School Strategy

Ashley Bohinc serves as the Director of Middle School Strategy at Orange and is the co-author of The Art of Group Talk. She’s worked with students in public education, athletic, and ministry settings since 2005. Ashley is most passionate about resourcing the local church, communicating onstage, developing leaders, working with students, and engaging in world missions. Additionally, she’s the USA Director of Carry 117. In her downtime, you’ll find her watching Friends, cheering on the Cleveland Cavaliers, traveling, reading, or on one of her Fairytale Friday Adventures.

5 Vital Things Youth Workers Should Keep in Mind When Talking About Bullying

If you’ve spent any time in youth ministry over the last decade (if you’re reading this, chances are you have!), then you don’t need us to tell you that bullying… Read More

3 Ways to Utilize the XP3 Student Daily Devotionals

If you’re an XP3 partner, you know one of the components included with every series is a set of daily devotionals to share with your students. These short devotionals come… Read More

The Four Faith Skills

How do you know if your students are actually growing in their faith? How do you as the Youth Pastor, Sunday School Teacher, or Small Group Leader help students grow… Read More

How The XP3 Student Curriculum Roadmap Was Formed

If you've been around Orange, you’ve probably heard the words “scope” and “cycle” thrown around a lot. They’re basically the words we use to describe the roadmap we have for… Read More

8 Creative Ways to Use the XP3 Teaching Videos

When it comes to communicating to students, we think your best option (if possible) is to have a live communicator deliver the large group message to students. Even better? Having… Read More

Five Tips for Talking to Middle Schoolers about Sex

Let’s be real. The “sex talk” you may or may not have received when you were in middle school is a far cry from the conversations middle schoolers are having… Read More
Episode 16

RYM 016: Storytime With Marko – The History Of Youth Ministry

It's no secret that, over time, youth culture has become the dominant culture in our world today. Because of that shift, the way we do youth ministry has also changed.… Read More
Episode 14

RYM 014: Overcoming Challenges Being A Female In Youth Ministry

Being a female in youth ministry presents a unique set of challenges that many women are navigating on a weekly basis. On this episode of Rethinking Youth Ministry, join ministry… Read More
Episode 13

RYM 013: How To Talk About Sex And Dating With MS And HS Students

Our students live in a world where sex and dating are talked about everywhere they turn—on the bus, in the school halls, on Netflix, and on social media. Because it’s… Read More
Episode 12

RYM 012: Navigating Mental Health and Suicide In Your Ministry

There's never been a time when mental health and suicide have been talked about more in culture than right now. And with teen suicide trends on the rise, it’s more… Read More

8 Hacks For Managing a Roomful of Teenagers

Pop quiz for all you student pastors out there! Have you ever stood in front of a roomful of teenagers and felt like you had absolutely no control over what… Read More
Episode 11

RYM 011: What To Do When A Student Self-Harms

What do you do when a student tells you they’re harming themselves? And why is self-harm an important topic to discuss in your ministry? Self-harm can be a difficult subject… Read More