Visual Story Network

About Us

Here is the story of the VSN inciting incident. Here is our vision. Here's how to contact us.

The leadership team gives input to the ministry direction of VSN. The Board of Directors gives oversight to all aspects Visual Story International (501c3). The Visual Story Network is a ministry of Visual Story International.

Leadership Team

Clyde Taber (Director, Visual Story Network)

Clyde leads the Visual Story Network, a coalition of 275 organizations and 2400 media leaders in 85 nations working to expand a worldwide movement of visual story so everyone has the opportunity to encounter Jesus and His kingdom. Since the VSN launch in 2007, more than 150 projects, products and partnerships have been established reaching an estimated 2.4 million people. Prior to this, he developed new media for The JESUS Film Project (Magdalena, Damah Film Festival, JESUS: Fact or Fiction?) and coordinated the campus work of Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ) throughout North Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. Clyde’s wife Shirin is a mother, writer (Muslims Next Door, Wanting All the Right Things) and founder of the Middle East Women's Leadership NetworkRead more about Clyde and Shirin here.

Mariam Varghese (Vice President of Organizational Development, OneHope)

Mariam is Vice President of Organizational Development for OneHope. She immigrated to the United States from India at the age of ten with her family. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Master of Arts in Christianity and Culture as well as an MBA. As a Systems Engineer and Project Management Professional she accepted the role of Director of Administration for OneHope. In 2012 she transitioned to the role of VP of Research and Design and currently is VP of Organizational Development.  She is passionate about God’s Word and seeing the next generation of children and youth come to know His Word and His power. She enjoys mission trips, writing, attempting to blog, painting, cooking, reading and spinning.  

Jim Green (Former Executive Director, Jesus Film Project)

Jim joined the ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ in 1962. For 12 years Jim and his wife Nan were involved in Campus Ministry. Jim served as Director at Michigan State University, University of Wisconsin and the North Central Region of the US. In 1970 Dr. Bill Bright asked him to assist him as Director of Training, Special Ministries and as a member of the National Campus leadership team. During that time the Greens helped to begin a ministry to African American students which continues today. The Greens served in Africa from 1975 through 1989 in various roles: Associate Director for Africa, Regional Director for Central Africa, Assistant to the Director of Francophone Africa. In 1997 they joined the Jesus Film Project and served as senior associate to the Director. In 2005 Jim assumed leadership of the Jesus Film Project.

Paul Konstanski (International Orality Network, Cru)

Paul’s work as a project specialist with Cru has given Paul a wide-spread exposure to a variety of approaches in ministry in many different settings.  These experiences, combined with his unique blend of administrative skills and creativity have often helped him lead people to think “outside the box” yet in a way that is tied to practical application and getting things done.  He has a degree in Leadership Communication Studies from the University of Minnesota, has been a lifelong learner of new technologies, and has always been an advocate of the key principles called the “lean start-up.” He and Donna live in Bloomington Indiana. 

Jeff Holder (Writer / Producer)

Jeff is a media veteran in family programs. Jeff began as a writer on Dennis the Menace and Scooby Doo and served as an executive at ABC, VP Development at Hanna-Barbera/Cartoon Network and VP Creative Affairs at Sony Wonder. He's produced Veggie Tales’ Cartoon Adventures of LarryBoy and The GodMan. Jeff currently creates content as Executive Director of Communications for Children's Hunger Fund. Jeff serves as a judge for UCLA’s screenwriting expo, the Humanitas Award and is a teacher for Act One and other venues.

Tom Khazoyan (Co-Founder, 10x Productions)

Tom’s passion is to tell cross-cultural spiritual stories through visual media. 10X Productions, a ministry of Pioneers, focuses on the development and empowerment of visual storytellers around the world. Tom is an award-winning producer, director, cameraman, and editor. Accompanying his experience in projects ranging from television commercials to documentaries to dramatic films, Tom has produced projects in over 30 countries. He served for six years as a missionary video producer and VP of the Products Group at Caleb Project. Tom played a key role in expanding the media resource offerings of Caleb Project including video/DVDs, print resources, and web media. In 2005, Tom co-founded 10X Productions for the production of a feature-length motion picture, The Enemy God. The film has won multiple awards at film festivals and is currently being distributed worldwide to secular and Christian audiences. Tom currently lives in Littleton Colorado with his wife, Cara, and their three kids.

Scott Pendleton (Chief of Staff, The JESUS Film Project)

Scott is driven to see people from every ethnic group and language receive and follow Jesus. That is why he loves serving as a senior leader with The JESUS Film Project, a media ministry of Cru. Scott travels around the world to help foster collaborative projects with Bible translation experts to use visual story for evangelism, church planting and Scripture engagement. He played a central role in developing partnerships needed to translate the “JESUS” film from 300 language dubbings to more than 1,200 languages today. He continues to serve as a change agent to help increase the ministry's effectiveness. Scott grew up on a farm in Kansas and attended Kansas State University earning a bachelor’s degree in speech and theater education. He and his wife, Cindy, live in Orlando, Fla., and have two sons—one serves as a missionary in East Asia and the other is a student at Florida State University.

Board of Directors

Brian Bird

Chris Bueno

Chris Hite

Honnie Korngold

Clyde Taber

Dave Triepke

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