If I’m going to be totally, drop-dead honest, they were some of the first Christian biographies I ever read.
Granted, there was that Christian History course I took in college, but I remember mostly reading Confessions by Augustine. I was pretty much lost most of the course. I didn’t want that for my kids.
I wanted them to know the history of the Christian faith.
Come to find out, God has used his people in some pretty fascinating ways.
Now, I write about Church history. Coincidence? I’ll leave that to you to decide. I have to say, there’s a special spot in my heart for the Little Lights biographies.
I want to thank Christian Focus Publications for providing me with a copy of What do you need?: Lottie Moon in return for my honest opinion.
The Story of Lottie Moon for Your Kids
What do you need?: Lottie Moon is #13 in the Little Lights series, which is written for ages 3-7. Missionary Lottie Moon is profiled for children in a way they’ll find engaging and relatable.
If I still had little ones in this age range, I would absolutely collect each new book as it came out! Instead, I love giving these as gifts.
I really appreciate that the stories are told simply and engagingly, beginning in the childhood of each Christian hero, and moving through their life.
Each spread is unique in that the left-hand side of the page is for the parent to read to the child (0r for young readers to practice their skills), and the right-hand side of the page there is a simple sentence for the very earliest readers to read.
Who Was Lottie Moon?
Lottie Moon was a rebellious, wealthy American child. She was saved at a revival meeting she attended so she could better mock her Christian classmates.
Lottie Moon felt called to missions and moved to China, dressing like the local population. She challenged American churches to give to missions, especially at Christmas-time, a tradition that continues today.
Lottie courageously endured persecution (like the deadly Boxer Rebellion), and warfare.
She was a true Christian hero.
Purchase What Do You Need?: Lottie Moon
More Books in the Little Lights Christian Biography Book Series
Little Lights Box Set 1Little Lights Box Set 2C.S. Lewis: Can you imagine? (Little Lights)Charles Spurgeon: Who Is the Greatest? (Little Lights)John Knox: Who will save you? (Little Lights)Gladys Aylward: Are you going to stop? (Little Lights)Mary Slessor: What is it like? (Little Lights)Lottie Moon: What do you need? (Little Lights)Martin Luther: What should I do? (Little Lights)Helen Roseveare: What’s in the parcel? (Little Lights)Corrie Ten Boom: Are all of the watches safe? (Little Lights)David Livingstone: Who is the bravest? (Little Lights)Eric Liddell: Are you ready? (Little Lights)John Calvin: What is the truth? (Little Lights)Hudson Taylor: Could somebody pass the salt? (Little Lights)Amy Carmichael: Can brown eyes be made blue? (Little Lights)George Müller: Does money grow on trees? (Little Lights)
Christian Book: Little Lights Series
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Christian Biographies for Kids | Christian History for Kids | Theology for Kids
Christian History Matters for Our Kids.
History matters. Now, more than ever, we see how important it is for our children to know and understand history and the Bible.
- God is the sovereign ruler of all things. It’s important for our kids to see his hand in the history of nations and in the lives of both peasants and kings.
- Christian history is the story of our family history. Our kids get to see how people who love Jesus follow him.
- Understanding history can help our kids learn historic and biblical theology. They learn what the Bible says and what that means for us. They also see when the study of Scripture has taken important turns that have changed the Church.
- Reading Christian biographies and history can be a wonderful way for kids to think outside their own time and culture. God’s Church spans centuries and includes people from every nation.
- Christian biographies help kids consider their own faith, walk with Jesus, and the impact their witness may one day have on others–and on history.
The Who What Why Series is the perfect resource to teach your kids about history, while helping them apply biblical truths to their lives today.
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