About Glenys Nellist

Glenys Nellist is a best-selling Zonderkidz author of two popular children’s book series: Love Letters from God and Snuggle Time. Her writing reflects a deep passion for bringing the Bible to life for young children. Glenys serves as the Coordinator of Children’s Ministry for the West Michigan Conference of the United Methodist Church and is married to David. They are the proud parents of four sons, and the happy grandparents of four little ones. Connect with her at: http://www.glenysnellist.com/

When God Calls Your Child’s Name

Meet Austin. This blonde-haired, blue-eyed boy is just five years old. Last year, his grandma bought him a special gift. She handed Little Love Letters from God to him, and although he held it and smiled for the camera, he wasn’t really all … Continue reading

Why a Dead Flower Pod Might be Better For Our Kids than an iPad….

So his little four year old legs are pedaling fast, and his yellow helmet leads the way. I’m almost running with the stroller, trying to keep up. When suddenly, my grandson stops pedaling and jumps down from his bike. He’s seen something … Continue reading

Love Letters from God: Bible Stories for a Girl’s Heart

About ten years ago I had a crazy dream. I would write a Biblestory book for children… and it would be published by Zondervan. My husband, ever the encourager, (and maybe also thinking about his retirement) cheered me on. Dreams … Continue reading

Four Meaningful Ways to Observe Lent With Children

What is the best way to observe Lent with children? Although different denominations will vary in their approach, there are four common disciplines that are usually associated with this forty day season: Fasting Bible Reading Prayer Service Here’s some easy … Continue reading

An Interview with Children’s Book Author, Denette Fretz

One of the wonderful things about being a children’s book author is finding connections with other authors. In 2015, I had the privilege of interviewing Denette Fretz, author of Pirates on the Farm and Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door. Here’s a glimpse … Continue reading