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Review: Creation to Crib

Title:  Creation to crib – an Advent journey for everyone Author: David Sims Illustrator: Becky Rawlins and Hope Gwilliam RRP £14.99 (it’s full colour and 124 pages long!) Published by: David Sims Perfect for: families with children age 7+ wanting a daily Advent devotional Best bit: gorgeous design and artwork, a delight for eyes! Worst bit: a […]

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Review: Any time, any place, any prayer

Title:  Any time, any place, any prayer Author: Laura Wifler  Illustrator: Catalina Echeverri Price: RRP £8.99 available for £7.64 Published by: The Good Book Perfect for: children age 3 – 10 Best bit: awesome artwork from Catalina Echeverri, as always; my favourite is the Lords’ prayer page, which is also available as a free poster Worst bit: very […]

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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 […]