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What’s the worst thing that could happen when Buddy Norman brings his Bible to Odyssey Middle School?

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

A Predicament of Biblical ProportionsCelebrate Bring Your Bible to School Day with the Club story “A Predicament of Biblical Proportions,” available for the first time outside the Club on September 22. Hear from writer Bob Hoose and Bring Your Bible to School founder Candi Cushman about the creation of the story. And learn how and why you can bring your Bible to school.

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Wanted: Adventures in Odyssey writer

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

Whit's WorkshopDo you love to write scripts? Do you love Adventures in Odyssey? Are you looking for a career that combines them both? The search is on for a new writer apprentice for Adventures in Odyssey. This apprentice will learn and develop the ability to write original scripts for the show and continue the legacy of over thirty years of excellence in audio drama. The apprentice will become immersed in the world of Odyssey, learning more about the show’s history, characters, locations, and storylines. He or she will also provide input on story ideas, outlines and scripts as well as gaining an understanding of our target audience through extensive reading, personal contact, research, involvement with social media, and message boards. (Note: This is a full-time position that requires working in Colorado Springs, Colorado.)

Sound interesting? Check out the Focus on the Family Career Portal to apply. 

Travel back in time to Whit’s childhood in a new book series and learn what inspired Odyssey legends Phil Lollar and Dave Arnold

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Book 1: Young Whit and the Traitor’s Treasure

Book 2: Young Whit and the Shroud of Secrecy

Available September 4.
Pre-order now.

Coming April 2019

Something sinister happened decades ago to disgrace the Whittaker name. Can young Whit discover the truth – and find the traitor’s treasure – before it’s gone forever? Find out in Young Whit and the Traitor’s Treasure, book one in a new series exploring the childhood escapades of the most beloved character in town. And find out more about the series from the authors, Odyssey legends Phil Lollar and Dave Arnold.

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“Up in the Air” and “Under the Surface” Avery Awards

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

It’s a lovely day at the track and we got a lot of great contenders all vying for Avery Awards gold. And who knows? Maybe this year, one of our racers just might take home the legendary Avery Awards Triple Crown! Hear the competitors raced for “Best B-TV Sketch,” “Best Actor,” “Best Actress,” “Best Scene,” “Best Place Wooton and Penny Visited,” “Best Villain,” “Best Sound Design,” “Best Script,” and “Best Overall Episode.” Congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone who voted!

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This edition of the podcast was written by Sam Suksiri and produced by Kevin McCreary from the youtube channel Say Goodnight Kevin.

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Get into the great outdoors with TrailLife USA and hear from CEO Mark Hancock. Plus, come along with the Galactic Justice Corps for a preview of this month’s Club adventure “Walk Worthy.”

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

"Walk Worthy" releases on the Club August 1.

“Walk Worthy” releases on the Club August 1.

This month in the Club, Buddy and Jay join a TrailLife troop in the adventure “Walk Worthy.” Mark Hancock is the president and CEO of Trail Life USA and he tells us about the group, his experiences outdoors, and what he thinks of “Walk Worthy.”

Voting for the Avery Awards has closed, but stay tuned to the podcast cast to hear who won in the categories of Best Actress, Best B-TV Sketch, Best Actor, Best Scene, Best Sound Design, Best Place Wooton and Penny Visited on their Honeymoon, Best Script, Best Villain, and Best Overall Episode!

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