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Pastor Wilson Knox arrived in Odyssey at the same time that Gregory Jbara arrived in the studio. Hear the story of both.

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Gregory Jbara is a Tony Award-winning actor who now plays Pastor Wilson Knox on Adventures in Odyssey. Greg tells us about replacing voices in a Norelco commercial, starting college with a major in physics, and recording with the Odyssey team.

 

 

Album 62: Let’s Put on a Show

Album 62: Let's Put on a Show Everyone in Odyssey is putting on a show. Jules Kendall feels like she’s in the spotlight and has to live up to everyone’s expectations. Buck Oliver pretends to understand Eugene and Katrina’s faith. A mysterious visitor to the antique shop isn’t all he seems as he searches for a clue to a father’s final words. And a group of travelling singers put on the rootin-est, tootin-est, Wild Westiest, musical extravaganza Odyssey has ever seen. Restoration and new beginnings take center stage as the folks in Odyssey learn about relationships, friendship, and compassion. Old friends and family return, relationships are mended, and long-hidden talents are discovered. Sit back and enjoy the show!
Listen to Album 62!

VIDEO PODCAST: Captain Bob, Commander Jesse, and Crewman John Doe beam down to an alien planet in search of another cast member for the Get in the Show Contest.

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Star date 80995.2017. Adventures in Odyssey is about to celebrate its 30th birthday with a spectacular live show on a four-night cruise to the Bahamas. However, we need one more person. Sensors indicate that person just might be on a strange, mysterious, enigmatic alien planet.

Find out how you can Get in the Show!

Sound designers Christopher Diehl and Nathan Jones share more sound secrets from the historical adventure “One More Name”

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

A scene from "One More Name"

A scene from “One More Name”

From adding a dog to an empty ghetto…to putting in an ominous train whistle…to creating a manhole cover from a gym weight, sound designers Christopher Diehl and Nathan Jones share more stories from the creation of the sound effects for the story of Irena Sendler: “One More Name.”

Focus on the Family is launching auditions across America to find the next Adventures in Odyssey voice. Kids ages 6 to 15 can audition for a chance to win a trip for four to the Bahamas during the Focus on the Family 40th Anniversary Cruise in November 2017! During the cruise, the grand prize winner will perform live with Adventures in Odyssey actors during the 30th Birthday Live Show. Audition submissions will be accepted starting June 1, 2017. Visit this page regularly for the latest contest news and information so you will be ready for your chance to Get in the Show!

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Will Morrie and Suzu have an arc like Novacom? Why was Legacy called Exit Stage Left? Will there be a new Guide for the 30th Anniversary? Get the answers!

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Executive producer Dave Arnold, producer Nathan Hoobler, writer/director Kathy Buchanan, and writer/director Bob Hoose answer fan questions about the recent album 61, the upcoming albums 62 & 63, and all things Odyssey.

Album 61: Without a Hitch

Wedding bells are finally ringing for Penny Wise and Wooton Bassett, but the journey to the altar takes several unexpected side roads. Meanwhile, the Jones and Parker Detective Agency faces its most perplexing case yet, Olivia and Matthew compete against each other for student body president, and Whit finds himself in the middle of a feud between two warring clans. Celebrate marriage, family and friends in Odyssey with this hilarious six-episode collection!
Get the album now!

Album 62: Let’s Put on a Show

Album 62: Let's Put on a Show Everyone in Odyssey is putting on a show. Jules Kendall feels like she’s in the spotlight and has to live up to everyone’s expectations. Buck Oliver pretends to understand Eugene and Katrina’s faith. A mysterious visitor to the antique shop isn’t all he seems as he searches for a clue to a father’s final words. And a group of travelling singers put on the rootin-est, tootin-est, Wild Westiest, musical extravaganza Odyssey has ever seen. Restoration and new beginnings take center stage as the folks in Odyssey learn about relationships, friendship, and compassion. Old friends and family return, relationships are mended, and long-hidden talents are discovered. Sit back and enjoy the show!
Listen to Album 62!
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John Avery Whittaker Award Winner Larry Stuckey talks about coaching, plus his athlete Carri Dekkers shares stories from her high school high jump days

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

John Avery Whittaker award winner Coach Larry Stuckey (left) with the athlete who nominated him: Carri Dekkers

John Avery Whittaker award winner Coach Larry Stuckey (left) with the athlete who nominated him: Carri Dekkers

The John Avery Whittaker Award honors people who have impact on the faith of those around them. Carri Dekkers nominated the “Whit” in her life: Coach Larry Stuckey. Out of more than 600 nominees, Larry was chosen as the grand prize winner. Hear from Carri about how Larry was her coach in the high jump and much more.

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Album 62: Let’s Put on a Show

Album 62: Let's Put on a Show Everyone in Odyssey is putting on a show. Jules Kendall feels like she’s in the spotlight and has to live up to everyone’s expectations. Buck Oliver pretends to understand Eugene and Katrina’s faith. A mysterious visitor to the antique shop isn’t all he seems as he searches for a clue to a father’s final words. And a group of travelling singers put on the rootin-est, tootin-est, Wild Westiest, musical extravaganza Odyssey has ever seen. Restoration and new beginnings take center stage as the folks in Odyssey learn about relationships, friendship, and compassion. Old friends and family return, relationships are mended, and long-hidden talents are discovered. Sit back and enjoy the show!
Listen to Album 62!
  • Listen to the whole album on the Adventures in Odyssey Club!
  • Download the album (available February 1).
  • Pre-order the CD (available March 1) on the Focus Store.
  • Listen on the radio starting April 1.

Light in the Lion’s Den

Imagination Station: Light in the Lion's Den In Light in the Lions’ Den, cousins Patrick and Beth are whisked back in time in the Imagination Station once again. The pair must call upon their courage, strength, and resilience in order to help others and survive real dangers that threaten them as they travel through time and space to encounter the prophet Daniel and the deadly lions’ den.
Experience the Imagination Station book series!
 

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