Here is a list of my favorite God-centered gifts for this Christmas:
1. What’s in the Bible DVDs
I received a free “Whats in the Bible” DVD at the Relevant Conference. My boys love it!
These videos were created by Phil Vischer (from Veggie Tales). Phil Vischer and his cast of puppets present the truth of the Bible (content, history, structure) in a fun and entertaining way.
I was concerned at first that the video was too funny and that the boys would be not absorb any of the truth presented. I was wrong. When I heard my eldest singing the main theme song lyrics “Do you know what’s in the Bible? Is it true, is it reliable?”, I knew these videos were a good thing for our family.
There are a lot of great deals going on right now. Check out these bloggers, videos and deals:
- The Better Mom (includes a clip of “What’s in the Bible” & interview with Phil Vischer)
- Home with the Boys
- Mommy Ramblings
Check out their website as well: What’s in the Bible DVDs
2. Seed Family Worship CDs
I love these worship CDs for the following reasons:
1) The lyrics of the songs are 100% Scripture
2) Each song includes the Scripture reference (the hardest part to memorize)
3) The music itself is very enjoyable to listen to & worshipful
4) When you purchase the CDs (for $13) it comes with two identical copies…the intent being that you share one copy with a friend/neighbor/family/etc
5) They are organized by content (Seeds of Faith, Seeds of Courage, Seeds of Faith)
Check out their website here: Seeds Family Worship CDs
3. Jesus Storybook Bible
This is not your traditional Bible. This Bible weaves the overall story of sin-redemption-love into each of the stories of the Bible.
“Written for children ages four and up, The Jesus Storybook Bible tells the one story underneath all the stories of the Bible and points to the birth of a child, the Rescuer, Jesus. Complete with 44 Bible stories, The Jesus Storybook Bible paints a beautiful portrait of Jesus and invites children to see that he is not only at the center of God’s great story of redemption—he is at the center of their story too”
Check out the website here
Purchase a copy through Amazon.com here: Jesus Storybook Bible
4. Tabletop Truth placemats
Love these placemats…
From their website:
“As moms of young and busy kiddos we recognize the challenge of setting aside intentional time to spend together as a family. Our desire is to give you easy tools to incorporate God’s Word into your daily routine.
We observed that our toddlers and kids learned colors, shapes, and ABC’s from educational place mats and thought “why not Biblical truths?”…the most important things we can impart to our children!!
Tabletop TRUTHS is a collection of durable, colorful place mats designed to be used as a springboard to Biblical knowledge, spiritual growth and great family conversations. Each mat comes with thought-provoking questions, conversation starters and Scripture references to help you teach your children.”
They have a special set of 6 placements for $45. Great gifts for your kids or nieces/nephews.
Order your placmats on their website: Tabletop Truths
6. “One Thousand Gifts” by Ann Voskamp
I am a huge fan of this book. It is a great gift for teachers and girlfriends. I also made journals out of composition books covered in scrapbook paper to go with the “One Thousand Gifts” book. The journal can be used to keep track of their one thousand gifts of grace.
Order a copy of “One Thousand Gifts”
What God-centered Gifts would you recommend?