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Running the Race Series – Episode 2: Ellen

Release date: 5/12/24

Full Episode

We are happy to bring you the second installment of the Running The Race Series. In this episode Scott pays a visit to the home of Joel and Ellen Nygaard in Palo Minnesota. Their conversation covers life together serving God, and providing a home to three children. Ellen shares her personal ministries with a focus on family and home, while utilizing the written Word.

Model Railroad Segment – PBS “The Slice”

Release date: 4/24/24

Short model railroad segment produced for PBS’s “The Slice”. Featuring the Laurentian Northern Model Railroad club based on the Iron Range of Minnesota. See the complex and detailed model railroad layout, and hear what drives the club’s passion for model railroading in this 73 second short.

Running the Race Series – Episode 1: Nate

Release date: 5/14/23

Full episode

Running the Race examines the lives of senior adults who serve in the local church. The series seeks to highlight spiritual lessons learned and victories won by everyday Christians. These individuals have decades of a walk of faith to pass down to the next generation. The series is hosted by the assistant director of 2BFree Ministries, Scott Ortler.

Release date: 3/9/2023

Join Scott and Flint as they travel to Grace Fellowship Church in Florence, Kentucky to interview author Dr. Mark Shaw. Dr. Shaw explains the biblical approach to the problem of addictions, and how it differs from secular methods. Hear the stories of people who have discovered help, healing, and hope through the practical Scriptural truth found in “The Heart of Addiction” book.

To learn how to obtain “The Heart of Addiction – The Documentary” please click the button below.

2B Free – Heart of Addiction (2021)

Release date: 8/30/2021

Full Film

Our older project done for film school when we were just starting out. See how it all began!

An inside look at a faith based recovery program. Located in Northern Minnesota, the 2B Free group meets weekly to work through areas of addiction and recovery. This documentary examines the members and their approach to recovery outside the standard 12 step approach.