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Children’s Bible (NRSV)

Abingdon 2006,RRP  $34.95 Reviewed by Barbara Bailey. THIS WELL-presented hardcover Children’s Bible has a massive 1500 pages plus colour plates and maps. While it is difficult to guess at what age a child could appreciate this I suggest children from the age of six to adults would value this volume. There are two full colour sections, positioned before the Old ...

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The Lion Bible in its Time

Lion Children, 2011 RRP 19.95 Reviewed by Bob Warrick. Here is an overview of the Bible for middle to upper primary children with nine chapters, each of four pages, on the Old Testament and six on the New Testament. The emphasis is on the visual. Each chapter consists of two pages of mainly text with simple uncluttered maps, photos, and ...

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Bible stories for Little Angels

Illustrated by Dubravaka Kolanovic Lion Hudson, 2010 RRP $19.99 Reviewed by Linda Hanson, a mother of three and has a wide collection of children’s books. At first glance this is a beautiful book. The illustrations are lovely and the title enticing. I thought my little angels would love it. The title and hard padded cover of this book suggested to ...

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The Lion Storyteller Bible

Lion Hudson Plc; illustrated edition, 1995 RRP $19.95 Reviewed by Bob Warrick This collection of 37 stories from the Old Testament and 38 from the New is designed to be read aloud, shared with children or grandchildren, a school class or a children’s group at church. The popularity of Hartman’s writing is indicated by the fact that the first edition ...

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Building a Children’s Chapel – One Story at a Time

Church Publishing, New York RRP $39.95 Bill Gordh, an accomplished story teller, educator and musician has a wealth of ideas and techniques to share with parents and those who work with children in schools and churches. As Gordh teaches, he entertains and allows children to be who they are before God. He shows his readers how to use their own ...

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The Lion First Bible / My Very Own Bible

The Lion First Bible By Pat Alexander with pictures by Leon Baxter Publisher: Lion Children’s RRP: My Very Own Bible Retold by Lois Rock, Illustrated by Carolyn Cox Publisher: Lion Children’s RRP: After both previewing each book, we came to the conclusion that they appear to be aimed at different age-groups and perhaps with different purposes. The Lion First Bible ...

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Bible rethink on corporal punishment gathers pace around the world

Outdated language used to justify corporal punishment of children is set to be removed from new translations of the Bible in Norway. Church leaders have given the green light to the proposal, put forward by the Norwegian Ombudsman for Children, to replace the word “chastisement” with more appropriate language reflecting its original and intended meaning. Ombudsman Reidar Hjermann found that ...

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Number one whistle blower for youth and children’s ministry

NRL referee Tim Mander was set to blow the whistle on youth issues when he took on the role of CEO of Scripture Union Queensland, one of Australia’s leading Christian youth and children’s organisations, on January 9. The move comes just months after being named the world’s number one referee. SU Queensland is renowned for its camping and holiday programs ...

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The Bible not child’s play

For most books, the reader starts at the first page and reads to the end of the story, and children see the Bible just like any other book. Children’s Ministry Consultant with the Youth and Children’s Ministry Unit Mr Paul Yarrow says that we should discourage children from starting at Genesis and reading all the way to Revelation. “Most adults ...

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