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You’re Invited

Author: John Bouwers, Karen De Boer, S. R. Larin, and Leonard Vander Zee October 18, 2016

Faith Reviews of Curriculum Resources for Christian Education in the Church Reviewed by Virginia Shuler Title of Resource:You’re Invited– A Week of Family Devotions on The Lord’s Supper  Authors:  John Bouwers, Karen De Boer, S. R. Larin, and Leonard Vander Zee Medium/Media of Resource:  Paperback Book Publisher:  Faith Alive Christian Resources Religious (denominational, theological, etc.) Affiliation: […]

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Splash

Author: Augsburg Fortress October 6, 2016

  Title of Resource: “Splash! Birth to Three Faith Formation” Reviewed by Sonja Lee Medium/Media of Resource: Newsletter and Music CD Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Religious (denominational, theological, etc.) Affiliation: Lutheran Date Published/regularity of publication/cycle or repeat: 12 Monthly Parent Page Newsletters in one combined package; published 2011. Parents receive newsletter each month from the church. […]

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King of the Campus

Author: Stephen Lutz August 11, 2016

This book is aimed at students on their way to college; it is a discussion of how college is an opportunity to grow in Christian faith and in the Christian life. Amidst the party scene that encompasses so much of campus life, stress about college rankings, membership in fraternities and sororities as a means of […]

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Overplayed: A Parent’s Guide to Sanity in the World of Youth Sports

Author: David King & Margot Starbuck June 22, 2016

For parents who have been fraught with anxiety about how to juggle the intense demands youth sports make on kids, this book will be a welcome guide. The book is divided into seven chapters that address seven common myths surrounding youth sports such as: My Child Deserves to Play with the Most-Skilled Athletes; The Money we […]

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Glory To God– Hymns and Songs for Children and Families

Author: Sue Ellen Page and PCSUA June 10, 2016

This collection of songs, hymns and prayers for children,  produced in collaboration between Nassau Presbyterian Church in Princeton and Presbyterian Publishing, accompanies the new Glory To God Hymnal. The titles included were carefully selected for children, adapted/recorded by professional musicians,  and are arranged in order by time of day. Morning songs (for instance, God is Here Today #411, […]

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Prayers for the Road: Psalm Meditations for College Students

Author: Thomas W. Currie III June 1, 2016

Is your student leaving for college soon? Send him/her off with this book! Prayers for the Road invites your student to pray, reflect on, and study the Psalms. Dr. Tom Currie’s wisdom and scholarship makes each accompanying meditation thought-provoking, comforting, and challenging. What better way for your college student to begin his/her adventure but with […]

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Home Grown: Handbook for Christian Parenting

Author: Karen DeBoer May 25, 2016

Home Grown offers answers to questions and gives advice from contributing pastors, professors, and Christian Educators for Christian parents about how to nurture their children’s faith. The 111 questions, such as: How can baptism be made meaningful to my child as he grows up? How does how I was raised impact how I discipline my kids? […]

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God Loves Me

Author: Patricia L. Nederveld May 3, 2016

Newly revised in 2015, this classic  resource from Faith Alive Christian publishers is a collection of 52 Old and New Testament story books for young, preschool-aged, children. Each book has colorful illustrations and, at the back, suggestions for follow-up with a group like play centers, rhymes, prayers, and songs. Each story even includes a suggestion for something […]

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Dive: Devotions

Author: Brian Keeley March 17, 2016

DIVE: Devotions Publisher: Faith Alive Resources Denominational Affiliation:  Christian Reformed Church (appropriate for any churches in the Reformed family) Year Published: 2011 forward Age Group: Teens Use: Intended to be flexible, for use as a discussion-starter resource for young teens, a freestanding curriculum resource for high school or older middle schoolers OR as Sunday School […]

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