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Review: The tech-wise family

Title:  The tech-wise family – Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place Author: Andy Crouch  Price: £8.44 Published by: Baker Academic (2017) Perfect for: families wanting to make technology work for them and not be central to their family life Best bit: fabulous section on Sabbath and also on developing the main area in the […]

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Celebrating Biblical Autumn Feasts

As August slips into Autumn, a bit early this year it feels, I’m starting to think and plan for September, and the three Biblical Feasts which all fall in it this year. In the church calendar, Autumn is the ‘green, growing time’, where there are no major festivals. However, in the Bible (and the Jewish […]

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Create a Psalm 23 garden

Have you ever considered making a garden version of a psalm? This is the core idea of the Psalm 23 garden project, launched by the Bible Society. They are encouraging people to get involved in creating community gardens which embody Psalm 23, and in September, the Bible Society will have a Psalm 23 garden at the […]

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Review: Investigate! Understanding God – The Christian Faith

Title:  Investigate! Understanding God – The Christian Faith Author: Sophie de Mullenheim Illustrator: Sophie Chaussade Price: RRP £10.99 available for £9.67 Published by: Lion Hudson Perfect for: children age 7 – 11 wanting to explore different aspects of the Christian faith Best bit: fab cartoons of Thomas and Sophie who are the Investigators, plus brilliant links between […]

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Review: Wingfeather Saga

Title: The Wingfeather Saga Author: Andrew Peterson RRP: £7.99 (paperback) Published by: Hodder Faith young Explorers Perfect for: children age 7-100 who enjoy fantasy adventure and stories which are made up but true Best bit:  It’s series of four books, so picking one best bit is HARD, but personally I love the last chapter in book […]

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The BEST IDEA for your family faith at home this Summer

I’m a strong believer in the uniqueness of every family, and that you need to find things which work for your family in the the season you’re currently in. However, that doesn’t mean you need hundreds of ideas, so I’ve made a a list of suggestions for you to choose the BEST idea for your family from depending on what […]

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Review: Cecil and Psalm 23

Title: Cecil and Psalm 23 Author: Andrew McDonough RRP: £5.99 (paperback) Published by: Malcolm Down Discount for you: Two Lost Sheep books for £10 using the code LS5 Perfect for: children age 2-10 years old, perfect for a bedtime story or story anytime! Best bit:  Bible text illustrated line by line with simple, fun but theologically […]

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Review: What is God like?

Title: What is God like? Author: Rachel Held Evans and Matthew Paul Turner RRP: £15.99 (hardback book) Published by: Random House Available from: Book Depository for £11.54 Perfect for: curious children age 3 to 10 years old wanting to discuss this big question, and parents wanting to give answers which inspire awe, wonder and a desire to […]

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Review: Together with God

Title: Together with God Author: Ed Mackenzie and Gareth Crispin Price: £6.95 Published by: Together with God Perfect for: anyone wanting inspiring ideas and real examples of how they could do family worship at home together Best bit: Each family shares something they’ve done, including challenges and what they would recommend. The format is easy to […]

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Review: 52 Faith Adventures for Dads and their kids

Title: 52 Faith Adventures for Dads and their Kids – Care for the Family Author: Andy Frost Price: RRP £9.99 available for £7.99 Published by: Care for the Family Perfect for: anyone wanting ideas of fun adventurous activities to do with children with Bible stories and questions to link in with them Best bit: loads of […]