“Mime has a way of passing the intellect and affecting the soul in a way I can’t explain.”

– Chris Erickson, Director of EPPIC

Wait a minute—a ministry of mimes? If you think that sounds like something straight out of the 80’s, you’re right. And while the rest of the world seems to have moved on from mime as an art form, we believe mime has more potential than ever.

Think about it. In the age of Snapchat, Instagram, and memes all over the Internet, our society has never been more influenced by what they see rather than by what they hear.

Less is more.

With nothing but a white crate and a blue backdrop, EPPIC has been captivating audiences with the art of mime for the last 35 years.

Mime uses universal principles of communication, utilizing motion from the top of your head to the tip of your toes. Through movement and music, mime communicates a living story. We’ve seen people around the world moved to tears as they’ve watched our sketches.

But EPPIC is about more than an emotional response; it’s about being moved from something to Someone. It’s about encountering hope in a story bigger than yourself.

Preaching without words.

Ultimately, EPPIC is about pointing audiences around the world toward hope in Jesus. We believe no message on earth is more important or necessary.

Some may refuse the words of a preacher, few can ignore the power of a story in motion. A teenager in Croatia, after viewing an EPPIC presentation said with a huge smile and tears streaming down his face, “I’ve never understood God’s grace… until now.” On the other end of the spectrum, a man in Europe said, “I don’t agree with your message—but I love the way you shared it.” Through mime, we have the opportunity to embody the love of God for people who have heard but have never experienced it personally.