Pumpkins and Jesus

Whether or not you choose to participate in Halloween, your kids will be aware of the holiday. Our secular society loves this holiday because it means big sales for the stores. Costumes, candy, and eerie decorations fly off the shelves … Continue reading

Children of God Storybook Bible, by Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Dear Child of God, Do you know that God loves you? The Bible says that each and every one of us- every girl and every boy- is a very special person. God says, “Before you were born, I knew you.” … Continue reading

Grit and Grace: Heroic Women of the Bible: A Book Review

Ever since I penned Girls’ Love Letters from God, I’ve had a fascination with the women of the Bible. So when I saw a new book called Grit and Grace appear on the bookshelves, I was intrigued. In Grit and Grace: Heroic Women of the Bible, … Continue reading

Why You Might Attend a Story-time, Even If You Have No Children…

When I heard that children’s book author and colleague, Crystal Bowman, would be in town for children’s story-time, I put the date in my calendar. I knew I wouldn’t have any of my grandchildren with me that day, but I wasn’t … Continue reading

Found: A Book Review

From the creators of the award-winning, best-selling Jesus Storybook Bible, (my favorite Bible in the whole world, and if you haven’t read it, you really should) comes a beautiful little book, with the simplest of titles: Found. In fact, this book contains barely … Continue reading