Earlier this month, Phil Vischer — creator of “VeggieTales” and voice of Bob the Tomato in the popular Christian animation series — posted a video that attempts to answer the question: “Why are people so angry?”
LAS VEGAS (RNS) — Eric Metaxas might be the most perplexing evangelical in America. He spent his early career writing children’s books and video scripts for Rabbit Ears Productions and VeggieTales before becoming a cultural commentator. Then he discovered Donald Trump.
In 2011, the creator of VeggieTales, Phil Vischer made a remarkable confession: “I looked back at the previous 10 years and realized I had spent 10 years trying to convince kids to behave Christianly without actually teaching them Christianity.”
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) – The story of VeggieTales, the beloved Christian cartoon sow, can be summed up in a famed line from one of its creators' comedy paragons, "Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Grail": "I'm not dead yet!"