Focus on the Family is a global Christian ministry dedicated to helping families thrive. This Christmas, Focus on the Family magazine and Adventures in Odyssey have teamed up to create a unique and meaningful Advent experience for your family. . Join the folks in Odyssey as they take the plunge to learn about commitment, discernment, expectations, resolving conflict, family legacies and more. One thing I love about Adventures in Odyssey is how it's such a wonderful tool for parents to use. So dust off your imagination and join the kids in Odyssey for inspiring adventures that are flat-out fun! From a mysterious police investigation to an internship at a funeral home, every situation leads to unexpected results.
Sign up before December 10 to make sure you get the Bible in time for Christmas. You'll get to sample the Karamojong language and music, plus you'll hear the Adventures in Odyssey actors learning to speak Swahili. Freedom at the Falls The Imagination Station takes Patrick and Beth to 1860s America, the time of the Civil War. Each audio episode will come with a special video documentary and a set of activities, called Web Quests. It leads to meaningful discussion.
Chuck Bolte was executive producer on the show during the majority of its first decade and Hal Smith, of course, became the first voice of John Avery Whittaker. Your kids will learn how to deepen their relationship with Jesus and live it out to others. These activities will take you behind the scenes of Adventures in Odyssey, provide crafts, teach you about new places and cultures, and much more. Blank inside, you have flexibility to pass along Christmas greetings or say thank you for a holiday gift. An impromptu Parker family picnic turns into an unusual opportunity for David as he decides to go to extreme lengths to prove a point to his kids about initiative.
Ask the Producers Your Questions! There they meet key historical figures of the period and help conduct escaping slaves along the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada. Why did that person lie? The Focus on the Family team selected some of our favorite designs for a unique package of festive cards and envelopes. Plus, hear an interview with sound designer Allen Hurley. As the year draws to a close, we listen to the very first radio drama ever produced by Focus on the Family. We support families as they seek to teach their children about God and His beautiful design for the family, protect themselves from the harmful influences of culture and equip themselves to make a greater difference in the lives of those around them. Co-creator Steve Harris right and former Executive Producer Chuck Bolte at the 500th episode in 2002 Merry Christmas! In this classic story from Album 39: Friends, Family, and Countrymen, Wooton Bassett wants to help Edwin Blackgaard with an upcoming production.
It also has Christmas cards to give to your friends that include a free Odyssey episode download. Not-quite-10-year-old Johnny soon makes a friend in Emmy, who lives across the street and joins him in his adventures. You've found The Lost Episodes of Adventures in Odyssey Since this fun filled audio drama began, there's been a handful of programs that never found their way into regularly-released albums--until now The Lost Episodesfeatures classic stories from the early days of the show with engaging antics and adventurous frolics as the characters of Odyssey bring biblical principles to life. Since 1987, Adventures in Odyssey has presented exciting entertainment that brings moral and biblical principles to life. The Advent calendar was offered as a free download in 2013.
Over the long voyage of writing the script, Bob weathered the storm to get to final draft with the help of Phil Lollar and others to keep things on course. Got Questions about Album 65…or anything Odyssey? Contact Us at Focus on the Family! Penny wants to know what it means to be committed to someone for the rest of her life. Harold will be teaching at nearby Duke University. Meanwhile, Wooton is looking into rebuilding his house, but runs into conflict with the neighbors. Where will it all lead? Created for ages 8-12 but enjoyed by the whole family, Adventures in Odyssey presents original audio stories brought to life by actors who make you feel like part of the experience.
One way my wife, Jean, and I have found to focus our family's hearts is through — audio dramas that tell the stories of a small town where kids learn important life lessons every day. Eugene uses his computer talents to help the Odyssey Police solve a mystery at the bank. When Zoe Grant and Olivia Parker start a new talk show, they reluctantly choose Jay Smouse as their first guest. Hear this drama that helped lay the foundation for Adventures in Odyssey, plus some special memories from Chuck. Got Questions about Album 65…or anything Odyssey? Besides the amazing benefits of being a club member; like exclusive content and Web Quest activities, enjoy fun, meaningful daily devotions based on well-loved episodes.
These fictional, character-building dramas are created by an award-winning team that uses storytelling to teach lasting truths. Article About: Illustration by Gary Locke Christmas can be a hectic time of year. Liz Horton tries to find something—anything—she can do better than others. Sure, many of those things might be enjoyable, but it's easy to become overwhelmed and stressed with all we have to do. Blank inside, you have flexibility to pass along Christmas greetings or say thank you for a holiday gift.
Townsend Coleman performing live at sea with Phil Lollar, 2017 Townsend Coleman talks about recent developments with Jason Whittaker, cruising the Caribbean with the Odyssey cast, and rappelling off a New York City skyscraper with a garden hose yes, really! From a mysterious police investigation to an internship at a funeral home, every situation leads to unexpected results. From a mysterious police investigation to an internship at a funeral home, every situation leads to unexpected results. Harold will be teaching at nearby Duke University. We've had these radio dramas playing before our sons' bedtimes since they were 4 years old. The gang form Odyssey will share a variety of Bible-based activities and lessons that you can use with your kids to teach them about the real reason for the Christmas season. Examples of Exclusive Monthly Content Each month you'll get access to a brand new, exclusive Adventures in Odyssey episode. Visiting family, hosting dinner parties, attending Christmas celebrations — we pack our schedules with activities and festivities.
Hear this drama, plus an interview with Odyssey co-creator Steve Harris. Plus, hear a preview of Album 65: Expect the Unexpected! The Focus on the Family team selected some of our favorite designs for a unique package of festive cards and envelopes. Featuring the voice talents of Hal Smith, Katie Leigh, Will Ryan, Walker Edmiston, and Dave Madden. He was green around the gills in the ways of script-writing and it was sink or swim. Join the characters you love as they travel around the world or spend the day in Odyssey. How did this character learn to trust God's will? That's why it's important to turn our eyes to the meaning behind the season and help our families enjoy holiday celebrations built around the hope and truth of Christ.