PRIMARY PRELIMINARY EPISODES

Twenty-four contestants, ages 7-10, are competing for $25,000! The competition starts with 6 Preliminary Episodes. The top two scoring contestants in each preliminary episode advance to the Semi Final Episodes which will start on October 3rd.

EPISODE #1: AUGUST 22

Anastasia Brown
Eliminated

Anastasia Brown

Age: 10
Hometown: New Castle, PA
Favorite Verse: Psalm 145:8-9
Favorite Hobby: Reading
Rebecca Bontrager
Semi-Finalist

Rebecca Bontrager

Age: 8
Hometown: Kalona, IA
Favorite Verse: Joshua 1:9
Special Talent: playing violin
Samuel Moss
Semi-Finalist

Samuel Moss

Age: 10
Hometown: Bells, TN
Favorite Verse: Acts 4:12
Fun Fact: Own 72 chickens
Theodore Chen
Eliminated

Theodore Chen

Age: 8
Hometown: Villa Park, CA
Favorite Verse: Joshua 1:9
Favorite Hobby: Legos!
EPISODE #2: AUGUST 29

Adarsh Vadlapatla
Semi-Finalist

Adarsh Vadlapatla

Age: 9
Hometown: Fayetteville, NC
Favorite Verse: Psalm 145
Favorite Hobby: Playing board games
Emily Fry
Eliminated

Emily Fry

Age: 8
Hometown: Troy, MI
Favorite Verse: Psalm 103
Special Talent: Making people smile
Katelyn del Toro
Eliminated

Katelyn del Toro

Age: 10
Hometown: Smithville, TX
Favorite Verse: 1 John 1:9
Favorite Hobby: Gymnastics
Max Ledford
Semi-Finalist

Max Ledford

Age: 10
Hometown: Cottonwood, AZ
Favorite Verse: Acts 17:19-31
Special Talent: Beekeeping
EPISODE #3: SEPTEMBER 5

Anabel Chen
Eliminated

Anabel Chen

Age: 9
Hometown: Villa Park, CA
Favorite Verse: Deuteronomy 6:5
Favorite Hobby: Playing with tiny stuffed animals
Hudson Bontrager
Semi-Finalist

Hudson Bontrager

Age: 10
Hometown: Kalona, IA
Favorite Verse: Isaiah 6:8
Special Talent: Wiggling my ears
Mason Valentine
Semi-Finalist

Mason Valentine

Age: 10
Hometown: Seymour, TN
Favorite Verse: Acts 17:19-31
Favorite Hobby: Playing instruments and reading
Matthew Turack
Eliminated

Matthew Turack

Age: 9
Hometown: Griswold, IA
Favorite Verse: Philippians 4:13
Favorite Hobby: Playing football
EPISODE #4: SEPTEMBER 12

Ellia Pentimone
Semi-Finalist

Ellia Pentimone

Age: 9
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
Favorite Verse: John 5:24
Favorite Hobby: Reading
Grace Rasmussen
Semi-Finalist

Grace Rasmussen

Age: 10
Hometown: Marshalltown, IA
Favorite Verse: Romans 8:28
Favorite Hobby: Playing with my siblings
Hudson Puhek
Eliminated

Hudson Puhek

Age: 10
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
Favorite Verse: Ephesians 6:10-1
Favorite Hobby: building legos
Philip Liu
Eliminated

Philip Liu

Age: 10
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Favorite Verse: Psalm 103
Special Talent: I know Biblical Hebrew & Greek
EPISODE #5: SEPTEMBER 19

Chelsea Crawford
Semi-Finalist

Chelsea Crawford

Age: 10
Hometown: Houston, TX
Favorite Verse: Psalm 103
Favorite Hobby: Coin Collecting
Christian Hurlin
Eliminated

Christian Hurlin

Age: 10
Hometown: Mico, TX
Favorite Verse: Hebrews 13:5
Favorite Hobby: playing guitar
David Thevatheril
Eliminated

David Thevatheril

Age: 10
Hometown: Naperville, IL
Favorite Verse: Romans 1:16
Special Talent: playing defense in soccer
Theodora Brown
Semi-Finalist

Theodora Brown

Age: 8
Hometown: New Castle, PA
Favorite Verse: Ephesians 2:8
Favorite Hobby: Riding my bike
EPISODE #6: SEPTEMBER 26

Amy Matthew

Amy Matthew

Age: 8
Hometown: New Hyde Park, NY
Favorite Verse: Revelation 4:11
Special Talent: Singing and playing instruments
Angela Kipp

Angela Kipp

Age: 10
Hometown: Brooklyn Park, MN
Favorite Verse: Psalm 103
Favorite Hobby: Crochet
Luke Allison

Luke Allison

Age: 10
Hometown: Bend, OR
Favorite Verse: Philippians 4:13
Favorite Hobby: Playing Chess
Rhett Mullen

Rhett Mullen

Age: 10
Hometown: Waxhaw, NC
Favorite Verse: 2 Timothy 4:6-8
Favorite Bible Character: Daniel

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