On Today’s Episode On today's episode, Wayne explores the idea of the Christian perspective. What is it? How do we know it's true? Why is it important to LifeHouse Theater? Enjoy this final episode of season 1. Season 2 will be returning shortly! Sponsored by LifeHouse Educational Series What Do You Think? If you like The Dramatic … [Read more...] about LISTEN NOW: What’s the Christian Perspective, Anyway?
The President's Perspective
I have great respect for a woman named Dorothy Sayers (1893-1957). She was not only a committed Christian, but one of the first female executives, a celebrated writer of detective fiction, an essayist, a poet and playwright. Her best known drama is The Man Born to be King, a play that retells the story of Jesus’ life, ministry, and death. C.S. Lewis … [Read more...] about What is ‘Christian’ Work?
On Today’s Episode How can we tell stories that matter and make a difference? In this episode, Wayne speaks to First Congregational Church in Redlands, CA, about The Author of Creativity and what we can do about the power of stories. Read as well Here are two past articles that cover the same content, if you'd rather read than … [Read more...] about LISTEN NOW! The Author of Creativity (Recorded live at First Congregational Church)
On March 27 in Anaheim, CA, the Erwin Brothers announced the inception of a new film studio: Kingdom. Why does this matter? Their company is a faith-based studio dedicated to producing a slate of high-quality films. Box Office The Erwin Brothers are the filmmakers behind the movie I Can Only Imagine. It earned more than 80 million dollars at … [Read more...] about The Erwin Brothers and a United Kingdom
On Today’s Episode Why work? Am I my work? What does God have to do with my work? In this episode, Wayne answers these questions with help from playwright, novelist, and Christian thinker Dorothy Sayers. Sponsored by LifeHouse Educational Series This episode is sponsored by LifeTales Educational Series. Watch our promotional video! Find … [Read more...] about LISTEN NOW! A Woman Every Artist Should Know (Featuring Olin Richey and Faith Acker)
On Today’s Episode Wayne highlights the unveiling of an exciting new faith-based movie studio, Kingdom. He also introduces a new improv segment and answers your questions! Sponsored by LifeHouse Theater On-The-Air This episode is sponsored by LifeHouse Theater On-the-Air, featuring “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi.” You can find all of our offerings at … [Read more...] about LISTEN NOW! A Production Company with a Christian Perspective
In this series, we look at the current LifeHouse Theater production ("Treasure Island") through the lens of the Christian perspective. I’ve always felt more comfortable in water than on land. From a very early age, I loved to swim and surf. I’ve jumped off a speed boat, the Newport Pier, and a Hawaiian cliff. But it wasn’t until my second year in college that I learned … [Read more...] about Violent Waters
On Today’s Episode Through stories and a letter from a cast member, Wayne illustrates what it is that makes LifeHouse Theater unique. This short clip of Wayne's address was recorded live at the 26th LifeHouse Theater Season Celebration in May 2019. … [Read more...] about LISTEN NOW: We’re Not Just a Theater Company
On Today's Episode Wielding a satirical sword, Wayne gives you simple steps on how to act and direct in a way that makes you look great on stage...because, of course, it's all about you. On a more serious note, Wayne offers tips on how to stay spiritually hydrated during a production and how to write your own musical. Sponsored by LifeHouse Theater On-The-Air This … [Read more...] about LISTEN NOW! The Stage is All About You…and Only You
On Today's Episode In this episode, Wayne considers the following important questions with practical application for us today: SEGMENT 1: | 0:50 | Why did a group of Christians ban theater? SEGMENT 2: | 6:15 | What could make grown men cry and people fall to the ground and kiss it? SEGMENT 3: | 11:50 | Why would we want to find the "end" of ourselves? … [Read more...] about Listen Now! From Church and Dystopias to the End of Ourselves and a Vexing Question
In this series, we look at the current LifeHouse Theater production through the lens of the Christian perspective. I’d like to tell you a story that took place on October 19, 1856. It’s the story of a man, who just like Christian, was stuck in a slough of despond, or discouragement. This man was nicknamed the Prince of Preachers, and he loved Pilgrim’s … [Read more...] about The Slough of Discouragement
Wayne R. Scott with Dane Bundy In this series, we look at the current LifeHouse Theater production through the lens of the Christian perspective. This morning, a book tried to convince me not to read him. For so early in the day, I thought it a little rude. Breakfast to Remember It was during breakfast and my eye caught his cover. I walked over to him, … [Read more...] about Don’t Read This Post.
On Today's Episode With Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Pure Flix, and the movie theaters, we have no shortage of movie options. It's often overwhelming to distinguish between which films are worth our time and which ones are not. That's why in today's episode Wayne Scott and his producer, Dane Bundy, talk about 50 movies. These movies come … [Read more...] about Listen Now! 50 Recommended Movies
Wayne R. Scott with Dane Bundy In this series, we look at the current LifeHouse Theater production through the lens of the Christian perspective. Unlike other productions that we’ve looked at in this series, such as “My Fair Lady” and “Phantom of the Opera,” our featured musical is based upon the writings of a committed Christian, John Bunyan. This man … [Read more...] about A Harmless Story: As Advertised
On Today's Episode In this fourth episode, Wayne interviews Olin Richey on ministry, family, time management, and superpowers (if he could have some, what would they be...?). Olin Richey is pastor at Foothill Bible Church and a regular volunteer storyteller at LifeHouse Theater. Sponsored by LifeHouse Theater On-the-Air This episode is sponsored … [Read more...] about Listen Now! Wayne Interviews LifeHouse Actor Olin Richey
Wayne R. Scott with Dane Bundy Finding your calling can sometimes feel like pinning jello to the wall. My Wrestling and Wandering As a young man, I certainly wrestled with the Lord over what he wanted me to do with my life. Before I founded LifeHouse Productions, I worked in a number of jobs. Looking back I don't see them as "wastes of time" in any … [Read more...] about When Finding Your Calling Feels Like Wandering
Wayne R. Scott with Dane Bundy Who rules the universe? Chance or God? I looked at these questions in my last post. In this post, I'd like to trace the themes of chance and God's sovereignty through three stories. The Avengers In the newest Avenger’s film--Infinity Wars, we're told that chance had a place in the origin of the universe. Jason Wong, … [Read more...] about “Chance” Through Time and Story
On Today's Episode In this third episode, Wayne interviews Michael Slusser. Not only is Michael an English professor, writer, and voice actor, he's a beloved storyteller in the LifeHouse community. Having just finished playing his dream role of Henry Higgins in LifeHouse's "My Fair Lady," Michael shares his thoughts on many topics, ranging from writing to … [Read more...] about Listen Now! Wayne Interviews LifeHouse Actor Michael Slusser
Wayne R. Scott with Dane Bundy These days, you can look at the world from a variety of perspectives. The female perspective. The LGBTQ+ perspective. The conservative perspective. At LifeHouse, we're committed to looking at things from the Christian perspective. One way we do this is by providing commentary on our productions for our cast and crew, … [Read more...] about Does it Matter Who or What Rules the Universe?
Wayne R. Scott with Dane Bundy Recently I got to interview/interrogate my good friend and colleague, Jeff DeWitt, on our brand new podcast, “The Dramatic Difference.” Jeff is our General Manager and our Artistic Director. He shared with our listeners what it’s really like to stage a musical at LifeHouse Theater. We had a good laugh as it’s not as easy as it … [Read more...] about LifeHouse: The Reality TV Show