Thursday, May 28, 2015

My Dream Children's Church Library

What would be in my dream church library? Not simple moral-ism, and not cartoonish oversimplifications like Veggie Tales & Odyssey. Inspiring thoughts for young souls.

A Bible Alphabet- by Allison Brown (Banner of Truth publishers), a Bible story book with coloring pages.
A Good Start- by Charles Spurgen (Soli Deo Gloria publishers), a collection of children's devotions by the "prince of preachers" on spiritual growth.
A Token for Children- by Cotton Mather (Soli Deo Gloria) godly advice for children
Action Bible-
Against the Tide-by Hope Marston (P&R publishers) a biography of Margaret Wilson, a Covenanter of Scotland (early Presbyterians) written for teens and late elementary.
Against the World- by Henry Coray (Inheritance) a biography of Athanasius for late elementary and teens.
All About God's Animals Colors- by Janray Tromp (Kregel Publishers) for babies and preschoolers
All About God's Animals Water
All Things Bright and Beautiful- by Cecil Alexander (Harper Collins) the poem with gorgeous paintings to enjoy
Amazing Stories from the Past- by Christine Farenhorst (P&R) devotions and biographies to inspire teens and late elementary
Anselm of Canterbury- by Simonetta Carr (Reformation Heritage) a biography, with lovely illustrations, for older elementary children
Answering Your Kids' Toughest Questions by Elyse Fitzpatrick (Baker)
Arise! Shine! (CD)
Ask Me Whoo (GCP)- questions kids ask about the Bible, answers, and Bible verses, in 3 musical CDs.
At the Mercy of Kings- Linda Finlayson (Focus) a biography for teens to enjoy
At Your Baptism- by Carrie Steenwyck (Eerdmans)- explaining baptism to children
Athanasius - by Simonetta Carr (Reformation Heritage) a biography for older elementary children
Augustine of Hippo- by Simonetta Carr (Reformation Heritage)
Awesome Words- by Edyth Draper (Crossway) a 365 day devotional for teens and preteens
Barber Who Wanted to Pray- by RC Sproul (Crossway) guiding children using the Lord's Prayer, a simple way to pray is simplified for children
Beggar's Bible- by Louise Vernon (Herald) the story of Bible translation of John Wycliff
Beginning With God- by Nancy Gorrell (Focus) truths about the trinity for early elementary
Behind a Frowning Providence
Betrayal - by Douglas Bond (P&R) a gripping biography of John Calvin for teens
Bibletime Series- by Carine Mackenzie
Bible Animals- by Alison Brown (banner of Truth)
Bible Doctrine series by James Beeke (Reformation Heritage)
Bible Doctrine for Teens series by James Beeke (Reformation Heritage)
Bible Explorer- Carine Mackenzie
Bible Lessons for Juniors series
Bible Lesson Handbook
Bible's Big Story
Bible Study A Student's Guide
Big Book of Bible Truths 1 and 2
Big Book of Questions and Answers
Big Book of Questions and Answers About Jesus
Big Thoughts for Little Thinkers series
Big Truths for Little Kids
Big Picture Bible
Biggest Story
Bless the Lord
Blessed (CD)
Boys and Girls Playing
Bringing the Gospel to Covenant Children
Catechism for Young Children (should actually be given to each family)
Child at Home
Child's Book on the Sabbath
Child's Story Bible 
Church History ABCs
Comforting Hearts Teaching Minds
Countering Culture
Courage And Conviction Series
Come Ye Children
Crazy Love
Creation Series
C.S. Lewis The Story Teller
Dangerous Journey
Dating by the Book
David Livingstone Who Is The Bravest
David The King True Repentance
David the Fugitive
David the Shepherd
David the Soldier
Deep Down Faith
Doctrines of Grace Student Edition
Dr Oma
Elements of Faith
Emily Series
Eric Liddel
Everything a Child Should Know About God
Faerie Gold
Faith Worth Teaching
Faithfulness Under Fire
Family Devotions Guide series
Following God
Following Jesus Bible
For the Children's Sake
Fossils that Speak Out
From the Lips of Little Ones
Full Moon Rising
Get Wisdom
Go To the Ant (CD)
God is Everywhere
God is Faithful
God is Kind
God Has Power
God Knows Everything
God Made Animals
God Made Colors
God Made Food
God Made the World
God Made Time
God Made Them Great
God Made Water
God Made Weather
God Never Changes
God's Alphabet for Life
God's Great Plan
God's Mighty Acts in Creation
God's Mighty Acts in Salvation
God's Promises
God's Battle
God's Providence
God's Wisdom
God's Word
Gospel Powered Parenting
Grace Works
Grandpa's Box
Great Escape
Growing Up Christian
Guarding the Treasure
Guard Your Heart (CD)
Hall of Fame
Hearts and Hands Series
Heaven for Kids
Heidelberg Study Guide
Heirs of the Covenant
Herein is Love series
Heroes of the Reformation
Holding Hands Holding Hearts
Honey for a Child's Heart
How Our Children Come to Faith
How to Teach the Catechism to Children
I Believe
I Can Say to God series
If You Love Me (CD)
Ignatius of Antioch
I'll Be With You Always
Including Children in Worship
In Remembrance of Me
Instructing a Child's Heart
Irenaeus of Lyons
It is Finished
Jesus Storybook Bible
Jesus Teaches Us series
Jesus the Savior
Jesus the Teacher
Jesus is Coming Back
Jesus Is the Most Special
Jim Elliot
John Calvin
John Knox
John Owen
Junior Inquirer's Manual
Keeping Your Cool
Kids Sign Psalms (DVD)
King Without a Shadow
Lady Jane Grey
Leading Little Ones to God
Let's Grow series
Letters to Young Men
Life of Jesus
Lightkeeper Girls
Little Hands Learning to Pray
Little Preacher
Living in Control in an Out of Control World
Long Story Short
Lord Builds the House
Mighty Acts of God
Mommy Please Don't Cry
Moses the Child
Most of All Jesus Loves You
My Heart Christ's Home
My ABC Bible Verses from the Psalms
My ABC Bible Verses
My 1st Book About the Bible
My 1st Book About the Gospel
My 1st Book About Jesus
My 1st Book of Bible Prayers
My 1st Book of Bible Promises
My 1st Book of Christian Values
Never Be Shaken (CD)
New Children's Bible
Our Covenant With Kids
Our Home is Like a Little Church
Parenting in the Pew
Pastor's Daughter
Pastor's Kid
Paul's Travels
Pilgrim's Praise (CD)
Pilgrim's Progress
Polycarp of Smyrna
Priest with Dirty Clothes
Prince's Poison Cup
Raising a Christian Daughter
Read-Aloud Bible Stories (5 Volumes)
Reformation Heroes
Relationships a Mess Worth Making
Resources for Changing Lives ADD
Risktakers Series
Sammy and his Shepherd
Scent of Water CD
Shhh...Don't Wake the Baby
Shorter Catechism Study series
Show Them Jesus
Silent Night
Sing the Bible (CD)
Sing the Westminster Shorter Catechism (CD)
Someone I Loved Died
Song of the Stars
Stand Fast in the Way of Truth
Stand Up (CD)
Stories Jesus Told series
Stories of the Huguenots
Tales of Persia
Teach Me While My Heart Is Tender (CD)
Teach Them The Faith CD
Teach Your Family the Truth
Teens Talk About Fear
Tell Me About God
Tell Me About Heaven
That's When I Talk To God
Toddler' Songbook
To The Rising Generation
They Shall Be Mine
Time Travel to the Old Testament
Tinker's Daughter
Training Hearts Teaching Minds
True: Becoming a True Woman
True Story of Noah's Ark
Two Fat Camels
Under Calvin's Spell
Uniting Church and Home
Wait Till You See the Butterfly
Walkin' Wise (CD)
We Became Men
What Is the Church
What is the Gospel
What Is the Truth
What Really Happened to Dinosaurs
What Should I Do
When Good Kids Make Bad Choices
When We Worship God
Who Will Be King
Why Can't I See God (CD)
Why Christmas
Why Easter
Wise Words
Wings Like a Dove
Weight of a Flame
Wonderous Works of God
Word Wise series
Work of His Fingers
You Are My God (CD)
66 Books One Story