International Children’s Bible Review

International Children’s Bible Review

As children’s ministry leaders we all face the question: “What Bible would you recommend for my child?” My answer typically depends on the child’s age and how long the families have been attending church but I typically land on one of two...
Review: “What Great Teachers Do Differently”

Review: “What Great Teachers Do Differently”

Fans blow as the kids enter the classroom. A candle is aflame on the center of the table, which is adorned with a red table cloth. The seating chart has been designed based on the personalities of the group. Each chair faces a Bible, pencil and a language scramble as...

A review of The Connected Child

I celebrate the growing interest in adoption in our churches today. Children in need of a home are finding places of safety, belonging and love in Christian families and churches. Yet often adoptive children come from hard places: international contexts where the care...

Book Review: Spiritual Parenting

In the summer of 2010, my boss handed a copy of Dr. Michelle Anthony’s book, Spiritual Parenting to the entire kidmin team. My daughters, Isabel and Sofia, were 5 and 4 years old at the time. As a dad, even one who was on staff at a church working in children’s...

Book Review: Show Them Jesus

“Everyday is Gospel Day” I recently came across the book Show Them Jesus by Jack Klumpenhower. The subtitle is Teaching the Gospel to Kids. I love learning new techniques for teaching kids, so I was pretty intrigued. Jack’s basic premise is that every message and...

ESV Action Bible Review

A few years ago I posted a video of my son sharing his thoughts about the Action Bible. The following year David C Cook released the Action Bible Handbook and I reviewed it here. Well, they are back with a full fledged ESV study Bible and once again, I’m...