Thursday, August 6, 2015

Believe Storybook Think, Act, Be Like Jesus REVIEW

Believe StorybookThink, Act, Be Like Jesus

By Edited by Randy Frazee, with Laurie Lazzaro Knowlton. Illustrated by Steve Adams
Published by Zondervan


Book Description

Presented by bestselling author and pastor Randy Frazee, the Believe Storybook shows children how they can think, act, and be more like Jesus. With 60 old and new testament stories from the Bible that showcase the themes, combined with captivating and dramatic illustrations by Steve Adams, children and adults alike will be inspired to become more like their savior and the person they were meant to be.
The Believe Storybook is part of the national church-wide program led by bestselling author Randy Frazee that shows children how they can think, act, and be more like Jesus.
About the Authors
Randy Frazee is the senior minister at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas. Oak Hills is one of the largest churches in America, where Randy teaches and leads in partnership with pastor and author Max Lucado. An emerging leader and innovator in spiritual formation and biblical community, Randy is the architect of The Story church engagement campaign. He is the author of The Heart of The Story, The Connecting Church 2.0, The Christian Life Profile Assessment, and coauthored Real Simplicity with his wife Rozanne.

Review
This is one of the best books I have reviewed in a very long time! This beautifully put together 256 page book  is directed towards kids age 4 and up, but you could easily read this to your child as young as newborn all the way up.There are 30 chapters full of colorful images , a section called THINK starting the chapter with a question EXAMPLE "The Key Question: How Will God Accomplish his plan?" following that question is a brief answer two paragraphs long. Following that there is the beginning of the story EXAMPLE " God Builds a Nation"  In this chapter the first story is two pages long , followed by a page called Jump to Jesus. Same chapter second story "The holy Spirit Comes to Establish the Church " this story is three pages long , ending the chapter with a page " The Jesus Answer". The stories are very well written , I have a 9 year old and a 6 year old and I have read 5 chapters so far to them and they can't wait for bed time to hear more. I hope this review helps you with deciding if this is the right book for you, I know it was for my family. 
My daughters and I rate this book a VERY High 5 stars!      

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