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A lighter post today!  Review of a nonfiction Children’s book!

 

Vanita Oelschlager. The Pullman Porter.  Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing, May 1st 2014. 44 pp.

5 out of 5

Purchase: Amazon

Have you heard of the Pullman Porters?  If so have you realized how important they were for things in our society such as civil rights?  In this fascinating illustrated children’s book author Vanita Oelschlager tells us about this occupation and also how they were significant to the civil rights movement.  I thought the book was beautifully illustrated and fact based.  Fascinating!

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Here on my blog as a pastor I want to teach the Word of God and apply it to many areas.  This week we look at Bible contradiction, apologetics, church, pastoral counseling, etc.  But in this blog we also written on things practical for the every day Christian.

In this post we gather the links to our series “Preparing for Motherhood.”  Check out the links below!

I know I will be using these with my wife to counsel future expecting moms!

 

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A lighter post today!  Review of a Christian Children’s book!

 

You See Me, God

Jan Spivey Gilchrist. You See Me, God. Grand Rapids, MI: Our Daily Bread Publishing, August 4th 2020. 32 pp.

4 out of 5

Purchase: Amazon

Would you like a children’s book that touches on God’s omniscience?  This book then might be worth your while.  Author and artist Jan Sprivey Gilchrist presents us a book on how God is all knowing, and how that is relevant for young children.  Gilchrist largely does that by drawing from our own childhood.  I love that.

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(Note see part 1: Preparing for Motherhood Part 1: During Pregnancy)

Establish the need: Once you find out the exciting news you are pregnant, now what?

For this series we will eventually see three points to think about concerning preparing for motherhood.

  • Being a young mom
  • Going to Church with an infant
  • Words to Husbands

 

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What do you do when school is out and your kids are restless?  Maybe you want to go on a vacation and have one planned but now its canceled because of the Corona Virus and hotels aren’t available, etc.  What can you do?

Here’s an idea.

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I haven’t done our blog’s “wee-kids Wednesdays” lately but here’s this week’s review of Children’s books.  While this week’s review of children’s books aren’t Christian works they are still something homeschool kids and parents would appreciate!

Geronimo Stilton Reporter Barry the Moustache

Geronimo Stilton.  Geronimo Stilton Reporter #5: Barry the Moustache. New York, NY: Papercutz, June 9th 2020. 64 pp.

5 out of 5

Purchase: Amazon

Looking for more fun with the mouse reporter Geronimo Stilton and his family and friends?  Here’s another adventure!  I love Geronimo Stilton’s stories and characters, they are a lot of clean fun for my daughters who look forward to every new title and want me to read it again and again.  This is volume five of the Geronimo Stilton Reporter” series and while earlier I said volume four was my favorite one of the “Geronimo Stilton Reporter” series published by Papercutz volume five now takes first place!

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Have you wonder how do you spiritually disciplining your children?  This three part outline series on our blog has gone over Biblical method on disciplining our kids.  Check it out below!

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For this week’s “Wee-kids” Wednesdays here’s a review of a Christian children’s book.

 

Elena Pasquali. On That Easter Morning.  Oxford, UK: Lion Hudson Limited, January 24, 2020. 32 pp.

4 out of 5

Purchase: Amazon

Are you looking for a children’s picture and story book on the Bible’s account of Jesus’ death and resurrection?  This is one that’s worth your time and money.

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Establish the need: Have you wonder how do you spiritually disciplining your children?

 

Review:

In our first session we saw the three Bs concerning how to discipline your kids.

    • Be clear with rules
    • Be self-controlled
    • Be in a private place

In our second session we saw the three Bs concerning how to discipline your kids.

    • Seek confession
    • Spank appropriate area
    • Seek brokenness

 

Purpose: Today we will see five points concerning what to do after you have discipline your kids.

  • Shepherd the child’s heart
  • Share the Gospel
  • Show affection
  • Solicit prayer
  • Strive to be

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Establish the need: Have you wonder how do you spiritually disciplining your children?

 

Review: Last session we saw the three Bs concerning how to discipline your kids.

  • Be clear with rules
  • Be self-controlled
  • Be in a private place

 

Purpose: Today we will see three more points concerning how to discipline your kids.

  • Seek confession
  • Spank appropriate area
  • Seek brokenness

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For this week’s “Wee-kids” Wednesdays here’s a review of a Christian children’s book.

Jared Kennedy.  Jesus Rose for Me.  Greensboro, NC: New Growth Press, March 2nd 2020. 24 pp.

4 out of 5

Purchase: Westminster Amazon

Are you looking for a children’s book on the last week of Jesus?  This new book published by New Growth Press might be a book you want to get!  It is meant for children ages three to seven.  I read this aloud to my daughters and they loved it.

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For this week’s “Wee-kids” Wednesdays here’s a review of a Christian children’s book.

 

Devon Provencher. Jesus.  Wheaton, IL: Crossway, February 7th 2019.  22 pp.

4 out of 5

Purchase: Amazon

Looking for a book on defining the theological terms concerning Jesus but for little kids?  This is what this board book for kids tries to accomplish.  It is a part of the Big Theology for Little Hearts series published by Crossway.  The series tries to take “big ideas” from the Scripture and give a concise definition and illustrations to help kids between ages 1-5 understand the terms.  What a fascinating concept!

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Establish the need: Have you wonder how do you spiritually disciplining your children?

 

Purpose: we will see the three Bs concerning how to discipline your kids.

  • Be clear with rules
  • Be self-controlled
  • Be in a private place

 

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For this week’s “Wee-kids” Wednesdays here’s a review of a children’s book and while its not Christian its still family friendly.

 

Kyandreia Jones. Spies: James Armistead Lafayette.  Waitsfield, VT: Chooseco, May 1st 2019.  199 pp.

4 out of 5

Purchase: Amazon

As a kid I love Choose Your Own Adventures!  Now that I’m a parent I wanted my kids to also enjoy these.  I got this book to read to my kids after I read a Christian version of Choose Your Own Adventure and I thought I read one aloud to them.  Of all the titles I picked this one since it focused on the American War of Independence and I’ve gone over the topic as a history lesson with my kids.  My girls thought it was a fun historical fiction!

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For this week’s “Wee-kids” Wednesdays here’s a review of a children’s book that I got from the publisher but I don’t see it on sale yet; so I linked to the author’s other similar work here and here.

Elizabeth Raum.  Crossroads in Jerusalem. Greenville, SC: BJU Press, November 14th 2019. 150? pp.

5 out of 5

Do you like the old “Choose Your own adventure?”  And do you want to read a Christian and biblical one?  If so this title is one that you should conside!  In this work the author takes us to the time of Jesus’ visit to Jerusalem.  The author is able to blend in biblical events and teachings with respectful and reverential imagination involving you as a character among the people.  She is able to write in such a way as to let you the reader choose your journey. Every choice you make changes the story. After a journey end you can go back to the crossroads and pick a different unread path.

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