Josh Blinson has been lead pastor at Orangewood since December, 2019. He is married to Melissa, and together they have two boys, Nekota and Abram. Josh earned his bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Ministry with a minor in Biblical Studies from Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Bartlesville, OK, and an MDiv from Liberty Theological Seminary in Lynchburg, VA. Josh has been a part of the Nazarene church since 2006. He enjoys playing baseball, watching a good comedy, and completing DIY projects in his spare time.
Emily Hogg started volunteering as youth staff in the summer of 2014. She took the position of Youth Director in January of 2018. She has attended Orangewood since infancy and her roots run deep here. Emily earned her bachelor’s degree in Cross-Cultural Studies at Simpson University in Redding, California. Her dog Moses can be found most days at the office lying on his special bed. Emily loves coffee, Thai food, and baking.
Brad Reed has been Worship Leader at Orangewood since 2011. He is married to Bethany, and together they have three children, Jackson, Macy, and Adalyn. Brad earned his bachelor’s degree in Child Development at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, California. He earned a master’s degree in Special Education at Chapman University in Phoenix, Arizona. He works at ACCEL (Arizona Centers for Comprehensive Education and Life Skills) as the Director of Training and Program Development. He enjoys raising hens, spending time in the outdoors, and recording music.