For many decades, teachers have known the value of reading to children. Do you read to your children or grandchildren? There is no better way to begin teaching them Biblical truth! It’s never too early or too late to start this wonderful, warm family tradition.
On this edition of Equipped, we will discover some of the best new works in Christian children’s literature and hear about your favorites, too!
Alison Mitchell is a Senior Editor at The Good Book Company, where she has written a range of Bible-reading notes for children and families, and is editor for the Christianity Explored range of resources. Alison is also involved with youth training events around the UK, including the Growing Young Disciples training days and Bible-Centered Youthwork Conference.
Marty Machowski is a Family Pastor and an author of gospel-rich books and curriculum for children, families, and churches. Marty delights in spending time with his wife and kids, he is an accomplished artist, inventor, and outdoorsman, but his greatest passion is his love for the Lord Jesus Christ and proclaiming the life-transforming gospel message to the next generation.
He is the author of numerous resources for churches and families, including The Gospel Story for Kids series, The Ology, and Parenting First Aid. His latest release is the children’s picture book, Don’t Blame the Mud. He is also the Executive Editor for Children’s Resources at New Growth Press.
Marty and his wife, Lois, live in West Chester, Pennsylvania. They have six children and two grandchildren.
Chris Brooks is the Senior Pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the metro-Detroit area. Chris served for 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-member church in the heart of Detroit. He also served as the campus dean of Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. A popular Detroit radio host since 2005, Chris is the author of Kingdom Dreaming and Urban Apologetics. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance, completed his MA in Christian Apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is currently pursuing a DMin degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of 6 children, Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, Sophia, and Christyana.