Assigned Verses

Below you will find the verses assigned to teams for this season. Non-Speed film verses are chosen by the producers. Speed films for non-Southern California teams are assigned at random by 168 staff. Speed film verses for Southern California teams are picked at random by a team representative at a special event. 10 days after this event, cameras may roll.

Speed Film Verses for Teams Outside Southern California

Team 2 Mark Baird, Houston, Texas 
Psalm 142:7 Set me free from my prison, that I may praise your name. Then the righteous will gather about me because of your goodness to me. (NIV)

Team 6 Ronald Montgomery, Enumclaw, Washington
1 Corinthians 6:12 “I have the right to do anything,” you say - but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything” - but I will not be mastered by anything. (NIV)

Team 8 Jason Walter Vaile, Frisco, Texas
Mark 5:34 He said to her, “Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.” (NIV)

Team 13 Amir Shehata, Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada
Romans 6:22 But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the benefit you reap leads to holiness, and the result is eternal life. (NIV)

Team 16 Rodney March, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Romans 6:6-7 For we know that our old self was crucified with him so that the body ruled by sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves to sin - because anyone who has died has been set free from sin. (NIV)

Team 19 Dave Rajkumar, Loganville, Georgia 
1 Corinthians 10:23 “I have the right to do anything,” you say - but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything”- but not everything is constructive. (NIV)

Team 20 Jason De Ford, A Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
1 Corinthians 7:27 Are you pledged to a woman? Do not seek to be released. Are you free from such a commitment? Do not look for a wife. (NIV)

Team 24 Claudia Frese, Tallahassee, Florida
1 Corinthians 9:19 Though I am free and belong to no one, I have made myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible. (NIV)

Team 25 Aaron Ybarra, Weaverville, North Carolina
1 Peter 2:16 Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God's slaves. (NIV)

Team 28 Aaron Kamp, Ashby, Western Australia, Australia
2 Corinthians 3:17 Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. (NIV)

Team 29 Matt Thompson, Killeen, Texas
2 Peter 2:19 They promise them freedom, while they themselves are slaves of depravity - for people are slaves to whatever has mastered them. (NIV)

Team 30 Vince Williams, Dallas, Texas
2 Samuel 7:3 Nathan replied to the king, “Whatever you have in mind, go ahead and do it, for the LORD is with you.” (NIV)

Team 33 Lauren Sheldon, Waco, Texas
2 Timothy 1:7 For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline. (NIV)

Team 36 Charles Willis, III, Sunnyvale, Texas
Proverbs 6:3 Do this, then, my son, and free yourself, for you have put yourself in your neighbor's power: Go, humble yourself, and plead with your neighbor. (HCSB)

Team 44 Silas Firth, Anchor Point, Alaska
2 Timothy 2:25-26 Opponents must be gently instructed, in the hope that God will grant them repentance leading them to a knowledge of the truth, and that they will come to their senses and escape from the trap of the devil, who has taken them captive to do his will. (NIV)

Team 53 Eric Holmlund, Loveland, Colorado
Colossians 2:16 Therefore do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration or a Sabbath day. (NIV)

Team 56 Roberto Moreno, Rosario, SF, Argentina
2 Samuel 7:3 Nathan replied to the king, "Whatever you have in mind, go ahead and do it, for the LORD is with you."(NIV)

Team 58 Dwayne Claytor, Mayfield, Ohio
Deuteronomy 15:6 For the LORD your God will bless you as he has promised, and you will lend to many nations but will borrow from none. You will rule over many nations but none will rule over you. (NIV)

Team 59 Les, Gaddis The Colony, Texas
Exodus 21:2 If you buy a Hebrew servant, he is to serve you for six years. But in the seventh year, he shall go free, without paying anything. (NIV)

Team 60 Darren Harmon, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Galatians 2:4 This matter arose because some false believers had infiltrated our ranks to spy on the freedom we have in Christ Jesus and to make us slaves. (NIV)

Team 61 Victor Carrera, Quito, Ecuador

Isaiah 55:7 Let the wicked forsake their ways and the unrighteous their thoughts. Let them turn to the LORD, and he will have mercy on them, and to our God, for he will freely pardon. (NIV)

Team 62 Doug Hughes, Dublin, Ohio
Isaiah 58:6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? (NIV)

Team 63 Ben Whimpey, Bayswater, VIC, Australia
Isaiah 61:1 The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners. (NIV)

Team 68 Reginald McGuire, Indianapolis, Indiana
Luke 4:18 The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free. (NIV)

Speed Film Verses for Southern California Teams

Team 5 Katherine Miller, Duarte, California
John 3:16-17 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him. (NIV)

Team 11 William Bebow, Sunland, California
Colossians 2:16 Therefore do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration or a Sabbath day. (NIV)

Team 14 Stephanie Wiseman, Porter Ranch, California
Luke 13:16 Then should not this woman, a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan has kept bound for eighteen long years, be set free on the Sabbath day from what bound her? (NIV)

Team 15 April Manor, Bellflower, California
John 8:31-32 To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” (NIV)

Team 23 Jefferson Henson, Los Angeles, California
1 Corinthians 7:27 Are you pledged to a woman? Do not seek to be released. Are you free from such a commitment? Do not look for a wife. (NIV)

Team 26 Talisha Henderson, Norwalk, California
John 10:10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. (NIV)

Team 32 Daniel Furukawa, Grenada Hills, California
Exodus 21:5-6 But if the servant declares, “I love my master and my wife and children and do not want to go free,” then his master must take him before the judges. He shall take him to the door or the doorpost and pierce his ear with an awl. Then he will be his servant for life. (NIV)

Team 40 Wynne Dawson, Los Angeles, California
Psalm 119:45 I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts. (NIV)

Team 42 LaShunda Smith, Lancaster, California
1 Peter 2:16 Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God's slaves. (NIV)

Team 45 David Bradshaw, Rancho Santa Margarita, California
1 Corinthians 10:23 “I have the right to do anything,” you say - but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything" - but not everything is constructive. (NIV)

Team 46 Rose Warner, Boca Raton, FL 
Proverbs 6:3 Do this, then, my son, and free yourself, for you have put yourself in your neighbor’s power: Go, humble yourself, and plead with your neighbor. (HCSB)

Team 47 Shawn Thomas, Newport Beach, California
Leviticus 25:10 Consecrate the fiftieth year and proclaim liberty throughout the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee for you; each of you is to return to your family property and to your own clan. (NIV)

Team 49 Salvador Castellanos, Arleta, California
Acts 13:39 Through Jesus everyone who believes is set free from every sin, a justification you were not able to obtain under the law of Moses. (NIV)

Team 50 Carmi & Peter Fellwock, Azusa, California
Jeremiah 40:4 But today I am freeing you from the chains on your wrists. Come with me to Babylon, if you like, and I will look after you; but if you do not want to, then don't come. Look, the whole country lies before you; go wherever you please. (NIV)

Team 51 Dana Hite, Panorama City, California
Exodus 6:6 Therefore, say to the Israelites: I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the yoke of the Egyptians. I will free you from being slaves to them, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with mighty acts of judgment. (NIV)

Team 52 Scooter Downey, Los Angeles, California
Exodus 21:2 If you buy a Hebrew servant, he is to serve you for six years. But in the seventh year, he shall go free, without paying anything. (NIV)

Team 55 Marianne Haaland, North Hollywood, California
Jeremiah 34:8 The word came to Jeremiah from the LORD after King Zedekiah had made a covenant with all the people in Jerusalem to proclaim freedom for the slaves. (NIV)

Team 57 Meredith Adams, Dallas, TX
Mark 5:34 He said to her, “Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.” (NIV)

Team 65 David Kiang, Culver City, California
2 Timothy 2:25-26 Opponents must be gently instructed, in the hope that God will grant them repentance leading them to a knowledge of the truth, and that they will come to their senses and escape from the trap of the devil, who has taken them captive to do his will. (NIV)

STUDENT FILM
Team 48 Elli Butler, Palos Verdes Estates, California

Psalm 119:45 I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts. (NIV)

Non-Speed Film Verses for 2015

Non-Speed films may begin at any time. Producers choose their subject/story and a foundational verse related to the annual 168 Film Project Theme

Pure Animation

Team 18 Danzel Fegen, Lomita, California
Matthew 25:32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. NIV

Documentary

Team 7 Baldwin Chiu, Pasadena, California
Galatians 5:1 It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. (NIV)

Team 17 Ralph Garcia, Glendora, California

Luke 4:18 The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free. (NIV)

Team 21 Brent Burden, Grapevine, Texas
Hebrews 12:1-2 (part) And let us run with perseverance, the race marked out before us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. (NIV)

Team 27 TL Irving, Gainesville, Virginia
Galatians 5:1 It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. NIV

Team 31 Henry Wong, Arcadia, California
Proverbs 24:11 Rescue those being led away to death; hold back those staggering toward slaughter. (NIV)

Team 35 Sarah Williams, Jerusalem, Israel
Romans 8:37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. (NIV)

Team 41 Gwen, McGee Los Angeles, California
Genesis 6:4 The Nephilim were on the earth in those days-and also afterward-when the sons of God went to the daughters of humans and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown. NIV

Team 67 Arthur Delgado, Fontana, California
Matthew 9:36 When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them because they were confused and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. He said to his disciples, “The harvest is great, but the workers are few. So pray to the Lord who is in charge of the harvest; ask him to send more workers into his fields.” (‭‭‭NLT)

KidVid

Team 1 Mark Baird, Houston, Texas
1 Corinthians 8:9 Be careful, however, that the exercise of your rights does not become a stumbling block to the weak.

Team 37 Tim Lowry, Lancaster, California
2 Corinthians 3:17 Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.

Team 38 Susan Shearer, Hollywood, California
John 10:9 I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved. They will come in and go out, and find pasture. (NIV)

Team 39 Zulema Nall, Katy, Texas
John 8:36 So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed. NIV

Team 66 Peter & Carmi Fellwock, Azusa, California
1 Peter 5:10 And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast. NIV

Music Video

Team 34 Lauren Sheldon , Waco, Texas
Psalms 118:5 In my anguish I cried to the LORD, and he answered by setting me free.

Team 43 Benedict Natividad, Northridge, California
Galatians 5:1 It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. NIV

Write of Passage Spotlight Film

Team 3 Mark Baird , Houston, Texas
Matthew 5:23-24 Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then come and offer your gift. (NIV, WP 2013)

Team 4 Don Heap, Burbank, California
Matthew 5:23-24 Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then come and offer your gift. (NIV, WP 2013)

Team 12 Troy Latto, Melville, Western Australia
Galatians 5:13 You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. (NIV, WP 2014)

Team 54 Daphne Grayson, Moreno Valley, California
Galatians 5:13 You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. (NIV, WP 2014)

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