Twenty years ago VeggieTales came to life. The animated videos featuring singing vegetables became popular in many preschool homes. Phil Vischer was the driving force behind the VeggieTales and saw his company Big Idea grow rapidly and then crash. In 2003 when the company went bankrupt, Vischer left and started all over again.
Vischer started a less commercial but more important project: What's in the Bible. This is more faithful to the scriptures than VeggieTales partly because of Vischer's spiritual growth.
In 2011 Vischer spoke at the Evangelical Press Association and said, "Suddenly I found myself facing a God I had never heard about in Sunday school. A God that apparently wanted me to let go of my dreams."
“Seven years ago my dream died and I discovered once all the noise faded away what I had been missing all along,” he said. “The impact that God has planned for us does not occur when we are pursuing impact. It occurs when we are pursuing God.”