Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Beginner's Gospel Story Bible by Jared Kennedy & Illustrated by Trish Mahoney from New Growth Press [Giveaway]

About the book: Kids know the value of a promise. Through the gospel, our good and all-powerful God keeps his word and fulfills his promises to us better than we could have ever thought or imagined!

In The Beginner's Gospel Story Bible, author Jared Kennedy traces God's perfect promises through fifty-two Old and New Testament stories, retold in simple and compelling ways with toddlers and preschoolers in mind. Each gospel-centered story highlights God's tale of redemption through Jesus and the unexpected and surprising ways that God's grace and mercy are revealed throughout the Bible. Children will hear the good news of God's love for them clearly expressed in ways that will speak to their young hearts. Brightly colored illustrations highlight the stories and add fun teaching elements of counting, opposites, patterns, and object recognition to keep even the youngest child's attention. Every story also ends with a question that parents and caregivers can use to further reinforce the message.
  • Through reading this book one chapter at a time to your children---or letting them read it to you!---even the youngest kids will come to know that God's promises are especially for them, and that God always keeps his promises.
  • Gospel-centered Bible stories expressed in ways that speak to toddlers and preschoolers.
  • Children will learn the good news of God's love for them.
  • Traces God's perfect promises through fifty-two Old and New Testament stories.
  • Brightly colored illustrations by Trish Mahoney highlight each story and add fun elements to keep young children's attention.
  • Each story ends with a question that parents and caregivers can use to reinforce the message.
More information, read a sample, and purchase a copy: here

Begins November 15
Ends December 1 @ 12:01 a.m. EST
Open to USA addresses only
a Rafflecopter giveaway Author: Jared Kennedy, MDiv, ThM, is the husband to Megan and the father of three girls---Rachael, Lucy, and Elisabeth. He serves as Pastor of Families at Sojourn Community Church-Midtown in Louisville, KY and as children's ministry strategist for Sojourn Network. He blogs regularly at and is also the coauthor of Leadership Mosaic and two VBS programs, Proof Pirates and Clap Your Hands, Stomp Your Feet.

DISCLOSURE: I received a complimentary copy from Litfuse Publicity Group on behalf of the publisher and author to facilitate a review. Opinions are my own and freely given. Winner's copy is provided by the publisher and winner is selected using the Rafflecopter system.


  1. I teach my son through books! I think they say it so much better than I ever could! He doesn't have a bible of his own, just a prayer book we use before bed!


    1. Amber -perhaps this young children's Bible story book is an answer for you. I love that there are so many options available now-a-days.

  2. Teaching young children is a special time in a child's life. They can start to enjoy the Bible and learn all about their faith.

  3. (1) How do you teach your (or a young child) child/children the Bible? We read the bible together every night and go to Church

    (2) Do you have a children's Bible for your child/children to use? We do have a child's bible.

  4. I think reading/telling kids stories from the Bible is the best way to teach them about the Bible. We do have a child's Bible.

  5. I remember sitting down with both of my girls reading them bible stories. It's a great way to teach them about the bible.



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