Join host Chris Anthony in Welcome to Whit's
End, an 11-minute tour of Odyssey. You'll learn the
background behind Odyssey's favorite characters: Whit, Connie,
Eugene, and Wooton. There's never a dull moment in the town of
This episode was released as a
sampler to introduce new listeners to Adventures in
Odyssey. It's interesting to note that
appearance in the town of Odyssey and conversing with the main
characters is a series first. She appeared in earlier episodes
talking with characters that fit only within the show's wrap-arounds...
never Whit, Connie, or Eugene. This episode is merely a special
audio introductory episode and is not intended to fit within the
Connie loves spending time in Whit's newest invention, the
Inspiration Station. But when a glitch shuts down the machine,
her obsession may go too far. Meanwhile, Eugene traces the
source of the malfunction to Matthew Parker, who apparently has
been "fixing" everyone's electronics, with disastrous results.
The Inspiration Station is
the first episode released after an approximate 2-year hiatus.
This episode, and the collections beyond, were created so new
listeners can jump right into the series. Old-time fans can
enjoy these episodes as a continuation of the series as well.
Andre Stojka, the third voice of
John Avery Whittaker, makes his debut in the chronological audio
series in this episode.
Over 400 fans participated in an
opportunity to record themselves and potentially be chosen to be
placed in this episode. About 20 audio clips were used for
Connie's inspiration/encouragement sequence towards the end of
Scripture: Proverbs 15:19 Theme:Putting off important things
Simon Jones just wants the hedge trimmed, but his son Barrett
can't tear himself away from his portable video game – until it
disappears without a trace! Emily, along with trusty sidekick
Matthew, takes this as a case for the newly‑formed "Jones &
Parker Detective Agency."
Scripture: Romans 12:17-19 Theme:The folly of revenge
Matthew is Vance King's "Target of the Week" –
which means certain humiliation at the hands of the bully!
Matthew decides to take matters into his own hands by getting
revenge on Vance during an Odyssey Coyotes baseball game.
Camilla Parker desperately wants a pet, but her
family seems to suffer from the
"Parker Family Pet Curse." To prove her responsibility, Camilla
takes care of a baby blue jay. Meanwhile, Eugene has his own
run-in with some feathered foes – which leads to drastic action!
Scripture: James 1:19;
Proverbs 17:27-28 Theme:Pride
Emily Jones is usually right about everything
from solving mysteries to cooking chili. But when she decides to
try her hand at matchmaking for her brother Barrett, the singing
card she creates may have disastrous consequences. Will Emily
have to face a situation where she could be...wrong?
The Parker family is in for a bumpy ride. It all
starts when their grandmother (or
Abuelita) comes to tell them that their Aunt Rosalita has decide
to elope...next week...in Odyssey...at their house! Then
relative after relative arrives to stay with the family. Where
will the chaos end?
opening up for Olivia Parker—too many doors, actually! After
signing up for guitar lessons with Eugene, she also agrees to
star in Connie's play. How can she possibly juggle her
schedule...and play a special birthday song for her grandma?
portrait of Frederick Douglass tells Olivia Parker the story of
the famous Jubilee Singers of Fisk University. In the story,
school treasurer Mr. White tries to assemble a group of talented
singers who can save the school from a financial crisis.
Christian history, perseverance
Olivia continues to hear the story
of the Jubilee Singers from a talking portrait of Frederick
Douglass. The singers' journey is far from easy. Drunken
threats, racism, sickness, and hunger follow the singers from
town to town. They hope against hope for a miracle that can save
Christian history, perseverance
Olivia hears the conclusion of the
story of the Jubilee Singers from a talking portrait of
Frederick Douglass. Things aren't looking good for the Singers.
With each performance, their tour seems closer to despair. Will
a church in Oberlin, Ohio, spell the end of their tour and their
school...or is it the miracle they've been praying for?
Be sure your sin will find you out
spite of Eugene's best efforts, the computer that controls the
town clock is not responding and now the clock has begun a
backwards countdown to a potential disaster. But who is behind
the plot and why? Is a broken heart to blame? Can the mystery be
solved before it's too late?
Barrett couldn't be more excited about getting
the lead role in the school play. But when his first practice is
interrupted by a mysterious booming voice, Emily Jones must
investigate the "phantom of the school play."
The true meaning
The Parker's grandma comes for a Christmas visit,
in the middle of an elaborate Christmas celebration cooked up by
Eugene and Connie. The Parker family parents wonder if it's
possible to have a Christmas without stress.