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December 11th, 2015

Hi Everyone!

We love this community, and are so glad to have each and every one of you here. But lately, we’ve noticed some alarming trends in comments. Rather than just not approve the comments without an explanation, we thought we’d do a quick explanation of a few things.

First of all, many of you are worried about being “impersonated” on the blog. We have taken steps to make sure this stops, or at least happens less frequently. Because of this, we can now see when you are posting as different people. Please keep this in mind when you are posting, as we can also see when you are having conversations between your usernames. If we don’t know which username is telling the truth, we can’t approve your comments. Because it causes confusion, we will no longer allow you to post under multiple usernames (and we’ve updated the Posting Guidelines to say this).

Second, we have noticed a lot of unkind comments on the blog. This is not a place of negativity, and if you post something that Whit or Connie wouldn’t say, we cannot let those comments through. We cannot approve comments that are unkind or inappropriate. Please remember what it says in Luke 6:31: “do to others as you would have them do to you.”

We try hard to make this a safe place. Any comment that has identifying information beyond your state will not be allowed to post.

Lastly, please be patient and kind to your moderators. Moderating is not our full-time job, but we do it because we love this community and want to help. If a post is taking a long time to come through, but meets all the guidelines, it’s probably because we are working hard to bring you new Adventures in Odyssey episodes! All comments will be moderated as soon as we have time.

Thanks for being a part of this community – we love reading all of your comments, and we regularly pray for you. Have a great day!

April Hong stars in “A Daughter’s Love” this month in the Club

December 9th, 2015

"A Daughter's Love" airs this month in the OAC

“A Daughter’s Love” airs this month in the OAC

April Hong stars as Min in this month’s OAC adventure. She shares her experiences acting, talks about travelling with her father (actor James Hong), and tells what makes Odyssey unique.

Album 60: Head Over Heels premieres today in the Odyssey Adventure Club. Episode 1 is available today. New episodes premiere each Wednesday, until all six episodes are available.
Album 60
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Melissa Disney talks about creating the voice of Novacom bad girl Monica Stone

November 25th, 2015

Melissa Disney, 2006

Melissa Disney, 2006

Melissa Disney made her Odyssey debut as Monica Stone in “Plan B” in the midst of the exciting Novacom saga. Since then, she’s voiced a love interest for our favorite mailman in “Wooing Wooton,” a young Jenny Whittaker in “Great Expectations,” and now, a mom in Singapore in the upcoming adventure “A Daughter’s Love.” Hear a preview of this episode and more.

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Our blog moderators are taking a break this Thanksgiving! There will be no comments moderated beginning Wednesday, November 25th, through Sunday, November 29th. All comments will be moderated on Monday, November 30th. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!

Whit challenges Dude Perfect to a trick shot battle

November 19th, 2015

Whether he’s inventing a new machine to teach about the Bible, sharing wisdom with the kids at Whit’s End, or behind the counter making a World Famous Chocolate Soda, John Avery Whittaker is a man of many diverse talents. And if there’s one thing that Whit has never been, it’s predictable. Whit is always creating new ways to engage with kids and get them excited to learn about God.

So what’s he up to now? Whit’s latest adventure may be as surprising as he is.

Whit is challenging the mascot of DudePerfect to a trick shot battle. Who is DudePerfect? They’re a great group of guys who have become famous by making videos of themselves doing hundreds of amazing and innovative trick shots. Every once in a while the Dude Perfect mascot, Panda, takes a few trick shots of his own. Will Whit’s challenge to their mascot be answered? Only time will tell.

In the meantime, enjoy seeing another side of everyone’s favorite ice cream emporium keeper.

Album 59 answers from Paul and Dave: Are Wooton and Penny really getting married? Will they meet Penny’s parents? Plus, hear a scene from Album 60: Head Over Heels!

November 11th, 2015

Dave and Paul answer your questions: Are Penny and Wooton really getting married? When will the wedding take place? Will they meet Penny’s parents? Will Wooton and Penny have kids once they’re married? Will there be any action episodes in the future or a new villain? Will you find a replacement for Jay or will you have to bring back Rodney? Will you ever have another contest like Get in the Show or open casting calls? Plus, hear the first scene from “Words from the Wise,” the first episode in the upcoming Album 60: “Head Over Heels.”

Album 59: Taking the Plunge

Album 59: Taking the Plunge

Album 59: “Taking the Plunge”

Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels

Album 60: “Head Over Heels”

  • Listen to the whole six-episode album on the Odyssey Adventure Club, starting December 9! One episode releases every Wednesday.
  • Coming to download in February 2016.
  • Coming to CD in March 2016.
  • Coming to online streaming and radio stations in Spring 2016.
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