Christmas is a great time to give a non-Christian friend or church visitor a short book getting to the heart of what it's truly all about. This is perfect for giving out at church events, or with a present.
Music is everywhere at Christmas chart-toppers, carols, children's tunes... Alistair Begg takes us to four songs that were sung by people at the very first Christmas (and his favourite carol).
In this short, winsome book a teenage girl, a respected priest, a group of angels and an old man bring readers to the heart of Christmas, showing them the joy and peace that comes from meeting a baby who lay in the food trough and changed eternity.
With styling that reminds you of a glass of your favorite eggnog, this gift book richly and festively captures the true heart of Christmas the birth of Christ and His bringing of the Good News. Cream pages accented by rich red and black flourishes. A rich collection of Scripture, poetry, song, and thought-provoking quotes.
Commercialism and kitsch have overshadowed the way the West celebrates Christ's birth. McKinley and Seay seek to counteract these cultural inroads by establishing vigorous traditions more in keeping with God's original intent—spending less, giving more, worshiping fully, and loving all. Christmas will change the world when you give what matters most—yourself! 160 pages, softcover from Zondervan with four session discussion guide.
Follow the events of Jesus birth as you read this lovely picture book written by Max Lucado with Randy Frazee and Karen Hill and illustrated by Fausto. The Christmas Story for Children tells readers about the birth of a special baby whose story is filled with love for us all. Young readers as well as their parents will appreciate the beautiful words and artwork that convey the message that we are loved and cherished. A holiday companion book to the award-winning and bestselling The Story for Children."
Your young artists, ages 4 and up, will love to color simple pictures as they learn the story of Jesus' birth. Each Bible story illustration is surrounded by a fun, "baked-on" glitter background, which means no mess A neat spiral design helps to keep art organized until your children complete the coloring pages. Once the pages are completed, your little ones will delight in tearing out the easy-to-remove perforated pictures and putting them on display Glitter story art is a perfect activity for home, church, or in the car--and it makes a great gift
As Little Cub and her family prepare to celebrate the most special day of the year, the curious young polar bear begins to wonders -
"Who invented Christmas?"
Mama's answer only leads to more questions like "Is God more important than Santa? So she and Little Cub head off on a polar expedition to find God and to see how he gave them Christmas. Along the way, they find signs that God is at work all around them. Through Mama's gentle guidance, Little Cub learns about the very first Christmas and discovers that - Jesus is the best present of all.
This enchanting tale provides the perfect opportunity to help young children celebrate the true meaning of Christmas and to discover how very much God loves them. ... more
Fun-filled activity book for kids ages 4 to 7 shows how to make an Advent wreath, help Mary and Joseph find their way to Bethlehem, and count the gifts the Magi bring to the Christ Child. Filled with mazes, crossword puzzles, connect-the-dots, and word searches. A great way for kids and their parents to focus on the true meaning of the Advent and Christmas seasons. An invaluable resource for families and Christian formation teams alike.
This favorite Christmas picture book is now available in a reduced size padded board book perfect for little hands with bright red foil on the cover to share the holiday cheer In the stable next to an inn, Kind Ox is just settling in for the night when Old Dog comes into the stable. Kind Ox makes room for Old Dog, who in turn makes room for Stray Cat, who then makes room for Small Mouse--and each time, the larger animal says to the small, "There's always room for a little one here." Finally, Tired Donkey comes by, carrying Joseph and Mary, who asks "Where will my child be born?" Kind Ox replies, "There is always room for a little one here." And so, Jesus is born in the stable with the animals all around Him. more
A simple retelling of the Easter story, this small and affordable format paperback, The First Easter Ever is sure to be popular with young readers. Using the vibrant and popular artwork of Dennis Jones, families can share this timeless story of God s promise of everlasting love each Easter season."
From pastor and New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller comes the perfect gift for the holidays a profoundly moving and intellectually provocative examination of the Nativity story.
Even people who are not professing Christians think they are familiar with the story of the Nativity. Every Christmas displays of Jesus resting in a manger populate lawns and churchyards, and songs about shepherds and angels fill the air. Yet despite the abundance of these Christian references in popular culture, how many of us have examined the hard edges of this biblical story?
In his new book Timothy Keller takes readers on an illuminating journey into the surprising background of the Nativity. By understanding the m ... more
Take your family on a fun-filled journey to the manger this Christmas season Learn more about Bible characters related to the Nativity and help teach your children about the true meaning of Christmas. Dive into each day of Advent with devotions and activities that will engage the entire family. Packed full of fun activities, "Journey to the Manger Advent Calendar" includes an Advent poster, Bible character stickers, readings, kids' puzzles, and more
The fascinating stories and origins behind Christmas traditions such as the colors of red and green, the Christmas tree, caroling, nativity scenes, the Yule log, gift-giving, stockings, advent wreaths, mistletoe, and holly.
The cheer of a crackling hearth fire. Colorful cards from friends and loved ones. An evergreen tree festooned with ornaments.
The golden traditions of Christmas — gifts, wreaths, stockings, carols, mistletoe, and more — infuse our celebration of the season with meaning and glowing memories. And, in ways you may not realize, they point us to the birth of Christ.
Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas reveals the people, places, and events that shaped the best-loved cu ... more
Waiting Here for You helps us anticipate rather than dread the busy season of Advent and Christmas.
Life is full of waiting we can't escape it. We find ourselves in the middle of it every day waiting on a prognosis to be given, a verdict to be reached, a promotion to be announced. And in these seasons of waiting that anxiety, desperation and hopelessness creep in.
Waiting Here For You takes us through the advent the season of waiting. In it we see the story of the coming of Jesus. It teaches us that waiting is the means God often uses to carry his plans in our lives. And it brings us back to the truth that our waiting is never wasted when we are waiting on God.
The story of Christmas is retold with 130 stickers to fill in the gaps in the story. With a large scene from the tale to color, children will love this addition to the Candle Bible for Toddlers series.
Introduce little ones to a beloved story in The Legend of the Candy Cane board book edition. Adapted from the picture book illustrated by New York Times bestselling artist Richard Cowdrey, the youngest child can now discover an inspiring story of hope that reveals the Christian symbolism of a favorite Christmas candy the candy cane."
The First Christmas: A Spark Bible Play and Learn Book is an early reader activity book that takes children ages 5 to 8 years through the amazing story of Jesus' birth.
Featuring stories from the award-winning Spark Story Bible, this Play and Learn book invites children to explore themes of the nativity story through puzzles, mazes, matching games, fill-in-the-blanks, discussion questions, prayers, and more!
A simple retelling of the Christmas story, from the angel s visit to Mary to the shepherds joyful praise of the new born Baby, this small format paperback, The First Christmas Ever is sure to be popular with young readers. Using the vibrant and popular artwork of Dennis Jones, families can share this timeless story of God s love each holiday season."
The Story of Christmas tells the nativity story with vibrant illustrations paired with simple text that toddlers can understand. Its durable pages ensure many hours of joyful reading this Christmas season. Board book, 26 pages, Toddler and up.
Part of a trio of interactive lift-the-flap books, "When Jesus Was Born" follows Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem. The large flaps on each page unfold the story and show the hidden image, making it easier to remember the story. It's the perfect way to retell the story of Jesus' birth over and over.
Add a special glow to the Yuletide season by decorating 15 traditional Nativity scenes with paints, crayons, or other media and placing them near a source of bright light. Scenes of Mary and Joseph arriving in Bethlehem, the baby Jesus in a manger; Three Wise Men following the star, and 12 others.
In The Legend of St. Nicholas, the new artwork, created by Marley and Me illustrator, Richard Cowdrey, captivates audiences and tells the story of a young man named Nicholas, who was moved by the plight of the poor and needy. Nicholas spent his life secretly helping the poor all over the world, giving gifts on Christmas Eve to remind people of the greatest Gift of all, Jesus Christ. This gentle Christmas book introduces the original St. Nicholas and offers inspiration for readers to become cheerful givers themselves. The final pages in the book include fun Father Christmas traditions in other lands.
Mary Engelbreit presents A Night of Great Joy, a delightful picture book that celebrates the joyful season of Christmas. This book tells the story of the nativity through the performance of a children's Christmas pageant. With adorable illustrations and simple storytelling, Engelbreit paints a wonderful picture of the night that Jesus was born. A Night of Great Joy recalls that fateful night with wonder and awe. From the arrival of Mary and Joseph in Bethlehem to the gathering of many before the baby Jesus, this holiday treasure leads children through the tale of the birth of Jesus, guiding them with the star of Bethlehem. Mary Engelbreit, "New York Times" bestselling illustrator of the blockbuster Christma ... more