6 Benefits of Reading Board Books with Babies and Young Children
May 14, 2021 11:42:00 AM / by Beaming Books
- Build a Close Bond
- Enhance Vocabulary Development
- Encourage Exploration
- Entertain Them
- Make Connections
- Restful Sleep
Contemplative Bible Storytelling for Children & Grownups Alike
How Storytelling Can Help Your Church Grow in Faith
“When my father was about 10 years old, he was late getting out of the house for school one day. He grabbed his metal lunch pail and ran out the door to Aunt Lena’s waiting car full of all his siblings. But his feet couldn’t keep up with his body (or his lunch pail) and as his sisters describe it, he went flying into the air, whacked himself on the head with his lunch pail, and fell to the ground, lifeless. . . .”
“The Power of Storytelling in Ministry” featuring Jee Hae Song
How can storytelling impact your ministry? And how can you inspire others to share their stories? Jee Hae Song believes we all have gifts for storytelling. In this podcast episode she shares part of her story to inspire others to share how God works in their lives.
Share Faith Stories This Summer
Summer is a great time to incorporate storytelling into gatherings, whether they happen in church or around a campfire. The Faith Storytelling toolkit offers ideas to get you started.
Free Activity Pack from Flyaway Books
This activity pack includes a variety of coloring pages and activities inspired by their picture books.
Holding the Tension of Opposites
An Alternative Orthodoxy helps us discern which stories to include and which to transcend.
The Mystical Body of Zoom by Diana Butler Bass
Online church is a gift to be embraced.
Invite kids to share their own stories using Flipgrid.
Why follow Jesus if you don’t believe all of scripture?
by Rev. Dr. Robin Meyers
by Martin Thielen
Both include helpful insights when walking youth through faith and the Bible.
Doing Good Together encourages families to explore Our [Nation's] Storied History with children to empower all kids with stories that inspire civic engagement and a hunger for justice; includes picture books and books for teens and adults.
On Being with Krista Tippett
Jessica Guleth wonders, "What does it look like for the voices of our youth to be invited in, heard and included in the ways we do for adults? What needs adjusting in our minds and hearts to see and hear them as members?" in The Future of the Church Is Young.
Download the free Mightier than the Sword Activity Pack for kids to continue learning about people who have changed the world through writing!