‘Twas the Evening of Christmas

A few weeks ago, I promised to share a peek inside my newest children’s picture book, ‘Twas the Evening of Christmas, a Nativity story told in rhyme that mimics Clement C Moore’s classic tale. Publisher’s Weekly describes Russian born Elena Selivanova’s illustrations … Continue reading

Thanksgiving in the Woods: Book Review and Giveaway

Written for children aged 4-8, Thanksgiving in the Woods is a lovely new title from Sparkhouse Publishing that tells the true story of a unique Thanksgiving celebration. For more than twenty years, one family living in upstate New York has hosted … Continue reading

A Wonderful Way to Share the Bible Story With Children

Two years ago I was invited to a mission event to teach children about Latin America. We’d gathered around our interactive map and labeled the Amazon River, the rain-forests and the mountains in Peru. We’d talked about how the children … 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