Patterns of Evidence

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Patterns of Evidence is a new, intriguing release. Filmmaker Tim Mahoney took over a decade to create this documentary that investigates the Biblical Exodus from a scientific approach. Mahoney’s goal was to take a balanced approach, and leave the audience to decide for themselves the truth about the Biblical account. In our household, we encouage discussions from … Read more

The Plans I Have for You Bible

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Lately (you may have noticed), I’ve had an influx of study Bibles that were developed with children in mind. The latest in these is The Plans I Have for You Holy Bible. Based on the children’s book, The Plans I Have For You by author Amy Parker, this is a pretty cool variation. Parker’s storybook inspires … Read more

Once Upon a Time Holy Bible and Storybook Bible

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Last week, I received this beautiful set of books from Zonderkidz, the Once Upon A Time Storybook Bible and the Once Upon a Time Holy Bible. These are brilliantly illustrated books that let you share the Bible with children at two very different levels of reading readiness. The Once Upon A Time Storybook Bible is … Read more

The Investigator’s Holy Bible

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Normally, I’m not a fan of making learning or study fun for kids. Don’t get me wrong – I’m not against fun. It just seems to me that something either is fun, or isn’t. When we start trying too hard to make something be something it isn’t, we should take another look. In general, this approach has … Read more

Falling Free

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This post contains affiliate links. I’ve written before about my appreciation of heartfelt, brutally honest books about living a life well when it’s something that was never expected. When I saw Falling Free, and reading that it was in a similar vein, I picked it up. And then I set it aside. Because, I’m a coward. Because … Read more

Same Kind of Different as Me For Kids

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Same Kind of Different as Me for Kids was written by the same authors who wrote the original best seller, Same Kind of Different as Me. Denver grew up a child of poor sharecroppers. One day, he decided to see the world, and jumped on a train. When the train stopped, he was in Fort Worth. … Read more

The Beginner’s Bible: Timeless Children’s Stories

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Reading aloud – particularly before bedtime – is a treasured family practice in our home. I’ve written about this before – my husband began reading to our youngest as soon as he could hear (while still in the womb!). While we miss an evening here or there, overall, it’s a practice we’ve continued to this … Read more