All episodes of "Adventures in Odyssey" from the previous seven days are available to listen to free of charge on the producer's website, FocusOnTheFamily.com. Older episodes are available to purchase as downloadable files or on CDs. As of July 2015, there are over 400 episodes archived.Continue Reading
"Adventures in Odyssey" is a Christian radio program combining faith lessons with comedy and drama for an intended audience of children from 8 to 12 years old. The program began in 1987 under the title "Family Portraits" and has been on the air ever since. The main character is Mr. Whittaker, an old man who owns an ice cream shop in a town called Odyssey. Citizens of Odyssey come to Mr. Whittaker for advice on spiritual and other matters.
Focus on the Family, a Christian non-profit organization, produces the "Adventures in Odyssey" program. Focus on the Family's goal is to promote traditional, family-oriented Christian values through its programs. The organization is particularly active on radio, broadcasting an eponymous daily program for adults in addition to "Adventures in Odyssey" for children. Founded in Colorado in 1977 and based there, Focus on the Family is active in several other countries including Canada, Australia, Costa Rica, Ireland and Egypt.Learn more about Art & Literature