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Good Friday: A Roman's Perspective and Raising Kids With a Thriving Faith

Air Date 04/04/2015

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In Part 1 of this weekend's program, Joe White imaginatively illustrates the events surrounding the crucifixion of Christ as he takes on the persona of a Roman soldier tasked with building the cross that will be used for the execution.

In Part 2, Phil Vischer and Dr. Scottie May explain how parents can take a pro-active role in the spiritual training of their children.

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Joe White

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Joe White is the president of Kanakuk Kamps, the largest family of Christian sports camps in America. He is also the founder of Kids Across America, a network of sports camps committed to reaching inner-city youth. Joe is a well-known public speaker and an author of numerous books. He and his wife, Debbie-Jo, have four grown children and several grandchildren.


Phil Vischer

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In 1990, Phil Vischer created VeggieTales, an animated video series crafted to teach Christian values to kids in a delightfully different way. More than 60 million VeggieTales videos have been sold around the world. These days, Phil continues to pursue innovative new ways to integrate faith and storytelling through his creative company, Jellyfish Labs. His latest projects include a 13-DVD series called Buck Denver Asks ... What's in the Bible? which walks families all the way through the Bible, and JellyTelly, an interactive, online network that provides faith-based daily programming for families. In addition, Phil hosts a light-hearted weekly podcast called The Phil Vischer Show, in which he discusses pop culture, media, theology and Christian life.


Scottie May

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Scottie May is Associate Professor of Christian Formation and Ministry at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill. She is also an experienced church educator and developer of materials for children's ministries. Scottie holds a Ph.D. in Education from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. She is co-author of Children Matter and Listening to Children on Their Spiritual Journey.