Jessica McKee is a coffee drinker and chocolate lover. She and her husband, Matt, have been married since 1999. Together they’re raising two rowdy boys, Patriot and Azlan, and live outside Atlanta, GA. Before starting at Orange in 2010, Jessica studied at Southwestern Seminary and was a children's pastor. Currently she directs 252 Basics' home initiatives. In her off time, she volunteers at church, watches HGTV and Food Network, and browses Pinterest. She geeks out over UK basketball, Star Wars, and Disney.

Episode 03

OKP 003: “The Talk” Doesn’t Speak – How to Introduce Phase-Appropriate Sexual Integrity Conversations

Dr. Jim Burns of HomeWord ministry joins hosts Mike Clear, Gina McClain, and Kellen Moore to discuss phase-appropriate ways of introducing sexual integrity to preschool and elementary students and how… Read More
Episode 02

OKP 002: Donuts Speak Louder – Communicating with Volunteers

Aaron & Karen Collier, children’s pastor and preschool director at Piedmont Church in Marietta, Ga., visit to talk communicating with your ministry volunteers when it comes to training, vision casting,… Read More
Episode 01

OKP 001: My Cup (Doesn’t) Runneth Over – How to Refresh for the New Year

Pull out the party hats, noisemakers and super fancy party drinks (for those in preschool world). It’s a new year! And you’ve discovered our brand-new Orange Kids Podcast, where we… Read More
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OKP 000: Three Kid Min Leaders and a Baby (Podcast)

Welcome to the first ever Orange Kids Podcast where we talk kids’ ministry and discuss practical solutions to our weekly challenges! You’re in on the ground floor. The birth episode.… Read More

Elementary | How To | Parents

What's New: DACXP and Studio 252 Membership Subscriptions

I admit it: My family eats fast food way too often. But those fast food companies are geniuses at marketing, and my kids love going and collecting the “free toy”… Read More