When God Calls Your Child’s Name

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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 that interested. 

Until he opened the book, turned the page, lifted the flap and saw this…

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I’m Not Afraid!

I'm Not Afraid! by Lee Ann Mancini Illustrated by Dan Sharp GLM Publishing, 2016

I’m Not Afraid!
by Lee Ann Mancini
Illustrated by Dan Sharp
GLM Publishing, 2016

I’m Not Afraid! How many times have we tried convincing ourselves or our friends we’re brave while, in fact, we’re shaking-in-our-shoes fearful?

In her third book of the multiple award-winning Sea Kids Adventures series, author, Lee Ann Mancini artfully teaches children (and adults) how Jesus turns our fears into faith. Continue reading

The Sky Speaks

11742864_524855197670863_1415815653041504797_nGrowing up in West Michigan, my favorite season of the year was summer. I was never a fan of cold weather, and in Michigan we’d get a lot of that! I loved the warm summer days when I could play outdoors with my neighborhood friends, running through the sprinklers and eating popsicles. I also spent many summer days at our family cottage, baiting hooks with worms to catch some perch or bass for dinner. But my favorite part of summer was when we would drive out to Lake Michigan to watch the sunset. Continue reading