Tag Archives: Jesus

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Review – Jesus was a refugee

Title: Jesus was a Refugee Written by: Andrew McDonough Series: Lost Sheep Books Published by: Sarah Grace Publishing Price: £5.99 Offer: Get two books for £10 using the code: LS5 Buy from: Malcolm Down Publishing Useful for: parents of children age 3-10 years old Best bit: Beautiful re-telling in the first person – Jesus and Joseph […]

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Review – Bethlehem Town

Title: Bethlehem Town Written by: Andrew McDonough Series: Lost Sheep Books Published by: Sarah Grace Publishing Price: £5.99 Buy from: Malcolm Down Publishing Offer: Get two books for £10 using the code: LS5 Useful for: parents of children age 3-10 years old Best bit: The fun, quirky, colourful pictures and well rhyming text, describes the birth […]

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About The Star

This year, I’ve been wondering about The Star. I love decorating my house with story-themed decorations and this year is going to be stars, so I wanted to spend some time reading and exploring this part of the Christmas story in Matthew 2:1-15. So I started with this question: What do you notice in this story? […]

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The GodVenture Lazarus Book – a slow, prayerful read of his story

I’m so excited about the new family activity sticker book: GodVenture through the story of Lazarus It’s a collaboration with Yvonne Morris from the Diocese of Oxford, and perfect for using during Lent due to the poster in the middle with 40 days of Bible verses and activities. Don’t worry! It’s designed to be easy […]

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Review: Diary of a Disciple

Title: Diary of a Disciple Author: Gemma Willis Useful for: children age 8-12ish or anyone wanting a new slant on the Jesus story Best bit: brilliantly retold and designed Worst bit: you’ll finish it quicker than you want to Price: RRP £10 Only £6.99 here at time of writing It’s not often I come across a book I real deserves […]

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DIY Christmas Story Photobook

I love making books (being a publisher, that helps!) so here’s a way to make your own Christmas story photobook. We often make photobooks with FreePrints who print 20 page photobooks for £6 including P&P! All you need to do is download their phone app, upload the photos and wait for your luscious new book! […]

30 Ways to Celebrate Jesus at Christmas

30 Ways to Celebrate JESUS at Christmas

  Christmas can be a very busy time, so we need to be intentional and make plans to make it a faith-infused celebration. I love finding fun ways to celebrate Jesus, to explore the story of Jesus’ birth, to pause, reflect and pray and to bless others. Here are 30 of my favourites:   1 […]

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Nativity Photobooth

Have fun creating some nativity photos by dressing up as the characters. As you make your outfits, chat about why you’ve chosen each character and what you think they may have been like. What part do they play in the story? Could we leave them out and still have all the story we need? You […]