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WINDOW ON THE WORLD: AN OPERATION WORLD PRAYER RESOURCE, edited by Jason Mandryk and Molly Wall

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Kristin Stiles   If you’re looking for a great resource to help you and your children have a broader perspective on the world and how Christianity is spreading, this is an…

EVERYONE A CHILD SHOULD KNOW, by Clare Heath-Whyte

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Kristin Stiles   There are a variety of ways to instill in our children what it looks like to be a follower of Jesus Christ. The New Testament is replete with…

EVERYTHING A CHILD SHOULD KNOW ABOUT GOD, by Kenneth N. Taylor

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Kristin Stiles   Everything a Child Should Know About God. That is a rather impressive claim and a daunting undertaking. Kenneth Taylor has done an admirable job in assembling a book…

Good News for Little Hearts Series

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Kristin Stiles   There is a wealth of resources available to adults who struggle with anger, anxiety, and failure, but what about young children who deal with these issues? Now there…

AND GOD SAID. . ., by Andrew Wilson

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Kristin Stiles   Looking at the cover of And God Said. . . I had no idea what was in store for me. The cover is typical of a children’s book:…

WHEN SANTA LEARNED THE GOSPEL, by Simon Camilleri

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Kristin Stiles   Let me be frank. Those Christmas cards that depict Santa kneeling at the manger make me cringe. There’s something about blending the icon of the secular, materialistic holiday…

JOHN NEWTON (Christian Biographies for Young Readers Series), by Simonetta Carr

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Kristin Stiles   Simonetta Carr has released the latest title in her Christian Biographies for Young Readers: John Newton. I was delighted to see this book since I’ve been a big…

THE FRIEND WHO FORGIVES, by Dan Dewitt

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Kristin Stiles   A picture book combines text and illustrations to tell a story. A good picture book integrates the text and illustrations in such a way that the story is…

A JESUS CHRISTMAS: EXPLORE GOD'S AMAZING PLAN FOR CHRISTMAS, by Barbara Reaoch

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Kristin Stiles   Every year as my children were growing up, I’d look for new and creative ways of preparing their young hearts and minds for the Christmas season. It was…

Book Notice: A COLORFUL PAST: A COLORING BOOK OF CHURCH HISTORY

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance   Parents! This is a delightful idea for introducing your young children to the church’s illustrious history. Boekestein works his way through the twenty centuries of the church with a very…

THAT LITTLE VOICE IN YOUR HEAD: LEARNING ABOUT YOUR CONSCIENCE, by Andrew David Naselli

A Book Review from Books At a Glance By Kristin Stiles   I can’t say that I’ve ever read a book on the conscience. And before today, I most certainly had never read a children’s book on the conscience. So…

PEEK-A-BOO BIBLE: 4 BOARD-BOOKS, by Catherine Mackenzie

Reviewed by Kristin Stiles   “How very clever!” That is the phrase that kept coming to mind as I looked through Catherine Mackenzie's Peek-A-Boo Bible. This is actually a collection of four board books that are assembled in a shallow…

GOD'S TIMELINE: THE BIG BOOK OF CHURCH HISTORY, by Linda Finlayson

Reviewed by Kristin Stiles   When you pick up a book in the children's section, you often have certain expectations. You expect bright, colorful illustrations; simple to read sentences; and a minimal time commitment to finish the book. With Linda…

MARY SLESSOR: SERVANT TO THE SLAVE, by Catherine Mackenzie

  Reviewed by Justin Powell Catherine Mackenzie tells the story of Mary Slessor who devoted her life to reaching the villages of West Africa surrounding the city of Calabar. Inspired as a young child, Mary Slessor fulfills her lifelong dream…

TEN BOYS WHO DIDN'T GIVE IN, by Irene Howat

Reviewed by Justin Powell Irene Howat recounts the stories of ten boys who grew to be martyrs for Christ. Each story begins with a childhood setting of the future martyr which both humanizes the historical hero and provides a cultural…

JESUS CONTINUED: WHY THE SPIRIT INSIDE YOU IS BETTER THAN JESUS BESIDE YOU, by J. D. Greear

My husband and I went to Waffle House for a date night recently. That isn’t our usual spot, but we needed something quick and cheap. We knew the food would be good and the service rendered quickly. That is exactly…