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The Life Connection TV introductions include 90-second videos of each of the 31 adventure Bible stories. They are presented by the radio show cast members. These videos will teach you stories about the Bible characters and encourage you to check out all of our resources.
Nate Brandt is the oldest of the four actors in the videos. He plays the part of Jesse in the radio show. Nate is a wise and mature young man. You'll enjoy getting to know his character through the video introductions and on the show.
Tracey Eng started with the radio show when she was 15 years old. She plays the part of Imani on the show. Tracey's role as Nate's big sister is a natural. Enjoy her fun personality on the videos and on the show.
Jonathan Krohn was 10 years old when we started the show. He has been performing on stage since he was eight years old. He plays the part of Nate on the show. Jonathan wrote the last 16 episodes. He enjoys politics and has even written a book on the subject, so pay attention to what he has to say!
Ele Gilliland came on the show during the episode of Jonah. She plays the part of Ava, Jesse's little sister. Ele loves to act, and she is a delight to be around. Enjoy her smile on the videos and her great voice on the show.
- The Adventure Begins: Ultimate Friendship
This is God's story. Before God created the earth, there was nothing-no land, no sky, no water, no mountains, no animals, no fish, nothing. Have you ever tried to imagine how God created the world?
- Adam: Hiding From Love
Adam was the first man God created. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be the only person alive? God gave Adam everything he needed, but he still wanted more. Does that sound familiar?
- Noah: Promise Made
God told Noah that He was going to destroy the earth with a flood, but Noah had never seen rain. And he sure didn't know how to build a boat! Noah was confused, but he trusted and depended upon God.
- Abraham: Promise Kept
When Abraham was 75 years old, God said He would make a great nation out of his family. How could Abraham have as many descendants as there were stars in the sky when he didn't have any children?
- Abraham: All About Faith
God kept His promise and Abraham's wife, Sarah, had a baby boy even though she was 100 years old! Well, you can imagine how much they loved their son, Isaac. But one day God really tested Abraham's faith.
- Jacob: From Deceit to Brokenness
Jacob not only behaved selfishly, he acted deceptively. He was always looking out for himself, and he didn't seem to care about the damage he did to those around him-even his own family members.
- Joseph: Bigger Than Our Troubles
Joseph had 11 brothers that he hadn't seen since they sold him into slavery. During a famine, Joseph was in charge of distributing food, but his brothers didn't recognize him-even though he knew them.
- Joseph: Something Good
Joseph's own brothers didn't believe him when he told them about his dreams. Later in life, Joseph was falsely accused. His boss didn't believe him, and Joseph ended up in prison-for several years.
- Moses: His Power, Not Mine.
God asked Moses to go and ask the king of Egypt to release the Israelite people from their slavery. They worked hard, so Moses was pretty sure the king wouldn't set God's people free.
- Moses: Rescued
After Moses asked the king to give the Israelites their freedom, he refused and made them work even harder. But God wanted the king to know that He is the Most High God and that no one is like Him.
- Moses: Dependent
God led the Israelites through the wilderness with a pillar of cloud during the day and a pillar of fire at night. He gave His people a constant visual aid of His presence and protection.
- Joshua: Courageous Trust
Joshua was Moses' assistant when he led the Israelites out of Egypt. After Moses died, Joshua was in charge. As he started to lead the people, God told Joshua to be strong and brave three times.
- Samson: It's Never Too Late
God planned to use Samson in a special way, but often Samson followed his own plan-instead of depending upon God. Samson was determined to defeat his enemy, but obstacles kept getting in his way.
- Ruth: A New Life
Ruth was willing to leave everything that was familiar to her-family, friends, home-to care for her mother-in-law. But she acted stubborn and told Ruth not to come with her. Did Ruth go with her or not?
- David: Conquering Our Giants
David's dad sent him to check on his 3 older brothers who were fighting in a war. When David got there, he found out that Goliath-a 9-foot tall giant-had taunted the Israelite soldiers for 40 days.
- David: Day of Discovery
After he killed Goliath the giant, David became a real hero to the Hebrew people, and King Saul was very jealous of him. Yes, King Saul was so jealous he even tried to kill David several times.
- Esther: Trusting God for the Moment at Hand
When King Xerxes started searching for a new queen, Esther was sent along with several other young women for the king to see. In a moment, Esther's life changed from being an orphan to Queen Esther.
- Job: Unanswered "Why’s"
Job's life went from prosperity to loss and eventually back to prosperity. But in the midst of his losses, Job continued to trust God-even though he had a lot of "why" questions that weren't answered.
- Daniel: Experiencing God in Hard Times
Daniel was one of several young Israelite men that the King of Babylon trained to serve in his palace. Daniel stood up for what he believed about God, regardless of what everybody else did.
- Jonah: No More Running
Jonah tried to run away from God by going in the opposite direction of where God told him to go. God has a way of getting our attention when we don't listen to Him. For Jonah, He used a big fish!
- John the Baptist: Preparing the Way
Jesus had a cousin, John, who preached about repentance before Jesus began His earthly ministry. He prepared the way for Jesus' message by baptizing people-an outward sign of an inward heart change.
- Mary: Mother of Jesus
Down through the centuries, people had been looking for the Promised One. Mary was honored to be the mother of Jesus, the Promised One, the Son of God who takes away the sins of the world.
- Jesus Christ: My Friend
Jesus is called the God-Man. As God, He doesn't have a beginning or an ending. The Son of God is eternal. But the story of Jesus, the Son of Man, began in Bethlehem on the first Christmas morning.
- Peter: Peer Pressure
Peter was one of Jesus' twelve disciples. He was also one of Jesus' closest friends during 3 years of ministry. At one point Jesus told Peter that he would deny knowing Jesus-not once, but 3 times.
- Peter: Learn from Failure
It was against the Jewish law for Peter (a Jew) to associate with anyone who was not Jewish. But one day God told Peter that every person is the same to God, regardless of his nationality.
- Paul: Light From Heaven
Paul's name was Saul when he first met Jesus. The Christians were all afraid of Saul because he persecuted Christians. Saul didn't understand that Jesus was the Promised One, the Messiah.
- Paul: Receiving the Light
After Saul met Jesus, he was a different man. Saul, the self-made man and hater of Christians became Paul, the preacher of Jesus. Now Paul understood that Jesus alone could meet all of his needs.
- Paul: Reflecting the Light
As more people heard the Good News of Jesus, Paul helped them start churches all around Europe. Many of the letters he wrote to those churches to encourage the new believers are in the Bible today.
- Paul: Trusting the Light
In one city Paul met a silversmith who made statues that people worshipped in the temple. When several people believed in Jesus, they stopped buying the statues. Now they worshipped the real God.
- Paul: Walking in the Light
Paul went to Jerusalem knowing that the Jewish leaders would try to kill him for preaching about Jesus. He still went because God told him He wanted the government officials to hear about Jesus too.
- Paul: Relying on the Light
Paul grew up living under the strict rules of the law, believing that's how God would accept him. But now he had freedom in Christ-on the inside-even when he was imprisoned for believing in Jesus.