Episode 102: The Humble Beginnings of Sight & Sound Theatres

From childhood paintings to live productions on stage, Glenn’s story brings God all the glory…

Moved by God’s creation as a young boy, Glenn Eshelman would come inside after a full day on the farm and draw what he saw. His parents recognized and encouraged his artistic talent and helped him develop it throughout his growing up years. Through the support of his parents, practice developing his skills in several different arenas, and obedience to the voice of the Holy Spirit, God paved the way for Glenn to bring stories of the Bible alive on a 300 foot wrap-around stage known today as Sight & Sound Theatres. Kori’s conversation with Glenn will reveal the amazing ways in which God used a small boy’s talent to share the message of the Gospel with multitudes of people around the world.

GLENN ESHELMAN, along with his wife Shirley, are the founders and owners of Sight & Sound Theatres. Sight & Sound is a storytelling company passionate about bringing true stories of redemption to life on-stage and on-screen that reveal the power of the Gospel. Since its beginning as a traveling multi-media show in 1976, Sight & Sound has inspired over 30 million people with stories from the pages of scripture and history. Today, Sight & Sound operates two live-theater venues, immersing over a million people each year in state-of-the-art original productions. In 2020, Sight & Sound launched an online streaming platform, welcoming a new global audience from over 175 countries around the world. Most recently, Sight & Sound expanded into feature films, debuting at #2 in movie theaters across the nation. Sight & Sound is headquartered in Lancaster, PA with over 700 employees company wide. 


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Matthew 5:16 – let your light shine bright before men

Ephesians 2:10 – We are his workmanship created for good works

Ephesians 5:16 – Seeing that the days are evil, make the most of your time. 

Colossians 4:17 – Fulfill the ministry God has given you

Jeremiah 29:11 – God has a plan and purpose for you

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