Raising Emotionally Healthy Kids

I must begin this review by saying that I am not a parent. I do not have children. I’m at that stage of life where many of my friends have young children and I hear their stories of the ups and downs of life with a small family. There are plenty of parenting books outContinue reading “Raising Emotionally Healthy Kids”

Teach Them Young

It’s important for children to learn eternal truths that will carry them through the ups and downs of life from the beginning. Children need to be taught the hope of the gospel and the difference that Jesus makes in a persons’ life. This means teaching them the Bible, sound theology and teaching them about peopleContinue reading “Teach Them Young”

Saturday Snippets (August 7)

As well as reading a lot of books, I also read a ton of articles every week. Here are some of the articles that I’ve read recently and have found interesting, helpful, challenging and encouraging. I hope that they will be the same for you, my dear readers…

Books for kids, teens and families. Something for all ages.

Finding good and biblical reading material for children is really important, whether they read it themselves, parents read it to them or it’s read as a whole family. We need to make sure that we’re investing just as much time in teaching children as we would in teaching adults. The materials should be exciting, pleasingContinue reading “Books for kids, teens and families. Something for all ages.”

New resources for kids, for the eyes and ears…

There are so many kids resources out there for children, so many good books that will encourage learning, reading and growth in knowledge and love for Jesus. One of the things I love about some of the new resources I’m sent to review is that they are so biblical! Here are a few resources thatContinue reading “New resources for kids, for the eyes and ears…”

Saturday Snippets (September 19)

As well as reading a lot of books, I also read a ton of articles every week. Here are some of the articles that I’ve read recently and have found interesting, helpful, challenging and encouraging. I hope that they will be the same for you, my dear readers…

Caring for the Souls of Children: A Biblical Counselor’s Manual

Pastoring and counselling people is tough! It’s hard to know what to say at times and it’s hard to know when to listen and when to speak. Counsellors are a huge blessing to the church and with their professional expertise they can be a great help. Many pastors are learning on the job as theyContinue reading “Caring for the Souls of Children: A Biblical Counselor’s Manual”

Books for wee ones and not so wee ones…

I quite enjoy reading kids books, not just because I like the pictures but because, if done properly, they convey wonderfully deep and meaningful truths in simple language so that the smallest child can marvel at God. What we read to and teach our children is hugely important! We wouldn’t dare fill our own mindsContinue reading “Books for wee ones and not so wee ones…”