When approached to write a post with Easter books my first thought was, “Every truly good book is an Easter book.”
Jesus in a Pink Sash or John Wayne Jesus?
New children’s books and Bibles are challenging all of us to ask: what if God is bigger than our stereotypes?
Picture Books, The Way of Love, & Becoming Beloved Community
Picture books offer a way to explore The Way of Love and Becoming Beloved Community. Here’s a list that you can sort by practice to use for formation at home and in your faith communities.
When we had our first babies, reading aloud was a way to pass the time, from Narnia to seminary homework.
Growing in the knowledge and love of God over the summer
As you make your plans for summer study or travel, for camps and play dates, consider making some time for summer formation as well. After all, your kids (at least) might have some extra time, and what better opportunity to grow in the knowledge and love of God?!
Lenten Reading List
One of the most delightful ways to observe Lent with children is to share stories about the life of Jesus including his death and resurrection, and Easter traditions.
Good Book Club: A Beginning
Tonight one of my boys burst into tears just as I grabbed the bible to start our reading of Romans. He had just remembered that he lost his homework that is due tomorrow and half-way finished.* I took a deep breath. “We’ll find it buddy, it is time to read Romans now.”
Learning Pastoral Care from the Animal Kingdom
Before seminary, my priest would often send me off to do children’s chapel. She made working with kids a requirement of my internship even though […]
I Spy a Giveaway!
A couple of weeks ago I laid down with my nine-year-old son to read Lindsay Hardin Freeman’s book The Spy on Noah’s Ark. I flipped […]
Grandpa’s Tent: Talking with children about death
Last night my husband and I went to see the movie based on Fred Roger’s ministry, Won’t You Be My Neighbor. In the 1980s, his show […]