Light of the Whole World – Another Children’s Christmas Video

The Jesus Storybook Bible is one of our families favorite resources.  Here’s another promotional video that may be a help to your family in communicating the Christmas story to your children.

See first children’s video post here.

Not Good at Reading the Christmas Story? Maybe this will help.

Not good at reading the Christmas story?  Maybe this 5 minute video will help.

We are always looking for fresh ways to communicate the gospel to the little one’s in our home.  The Jesus Storybook Bible has been one of the most helpful resources we’ve found.  Now they have short promotional clips as well as the entire audio book is for sale.

 

The Gospel Story Bible – A Great Family Resource

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Here’s another great resource for your family.  This just came out and is presently selling for $9.99.  That is  67% off the list price.  

This would make an excellent gift for any family with young children.  

You can purchase and preview the entire book here.  

Is Your Child in the 12%?

This article had some great thoughts about parenting.  Here is just one of them for you to consider:

According to Search’s nationwide study,12% of youth have a regular dialog with their mom on faith/life issues.   In other words, one out of eight kids talks with their mom about their faith.

Deut. 6:6-7    And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart:And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.

Get started with three questions at the dinner table (if you don’t sit at the dinner table together start there):

  • Low of the day – What was the worst moment of your day?
  • High of the day – What was the best part of your day?
  • How did you see God work today?
Oh, and Mom and Dad you answer first.  TALK of Him!

On the Church Nursery

Sometimes we minimize the importance of the church nursery. After all, babies and toddlers aren’t quite ready to learn anything about God–it’s in the main auditorium where real church is taking place, right?

A comment by Lynn Barth, our church’s Nursery Coordinator, on this post caused the following paragraph to jump out at me this morning: Continue reading

10 Reasons Why There Is No Higher Calling than Ministry to Children

A high percentage of people in our church are involved in some sort of formal children’s ministry. If you’re like me, you may struggle with discouragement, wondering at times whether your ministry is really making a difference at all, so I put together a short list of reasons why there is no higher calling than ministry to children: Continue reading

Family Resources on the Internet

There are many advantages to living in the Information Age. One of them is the ability to access information regarding a wide assortment of topics that are a help to the Christian and Christian family. Here are some links that will be a help to you and your family:

Children

Kids 4 Truth is an interactive, Christian website for kids. From coloring pages to Bible stories, my kids enjoy the animated videos, called dynamations. These short videos effectively communicate essential Christian truths for children in relevant, entertaining yet biblical manner.

 

Wonder Zone is another interactive website that your kids will enjoy. Animated Bible stories, games, daily devotions and many other activities your kids will enjoy.

 

Answers in Genesis for Kids If you’re children have questions about evolution vs. creationism. Check out Answers in Genesis for Kids. They have a unique and interesting way to teach biblical truth in a way that children enjoy. Continue reading