Books

The Beginner's Gospel Story Bible

This gospel-centered Bible storybook by Jared Kennedy contains fifty-two Bible stories retold in a simple and compelling way for toddlers and preschoolers. Each story highlights for young children God’s story of redemption through Jesus and the unexpected ways that God’s grace and mercy are revealed throughout the Bible.  Trish Mahoney's brightly colored illustrations highlight each story and add fun teaching elements of counting, opposites, patterns, and object recognition to keep the youngest child’s attention.

 Releases from New Growth Press on November 13, 2017

Are You Close to God? Exploring God's Plan of Grace

This booklet by Jared Kennedy will help you explain the gospel of grace clearly and winsomely to children. Use the illustrations on each page of this gospel booklet to show and tell kids how God has come to us through Jesus, and how we can receive his love by saying yes to and putting all of our trust in him. The gospel booklet is designed specifically

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Leadership Mosaic: 5 Leadership Principles for Ministry & Everyday Life 

Winner of the 2017 ECPA Christian Book Award for Ministry Resources. Every leadership model claims to have all the answers to the challenges of leadership. But there’s no simple leadership formula that meets every need we have in life and ministry. Challenging the conventional wisdom about what makes for a good leader, Leadership Mosaic calls us to a countercultural perspective rooted in our Creator. It helps us see leadership as a mosaic of five characteristics—conviction, creativity, courage, collaboration, and contemplation—reflective of the very image of the triune God. 

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Curriculum

Clap Your Hands, Stomp Your Feet: Make a Joyful Noise VBS Starter Kit

This new curriculum by Jared Kennedy, Mandy Groce, Tessa Janes, Kara Jenkins, and Fletcher Lang teaches children the “why” behind our worship and leads them to respond to God’s grace and goodness through fun, active praise. Each of the five days of curriculum work together to engage kids in lively, responsive praise rooted in the truths of the gospel. 

Starter kit provides everything your church needs to plan, advertise, and run a successful, praise-focused VBS: a director’s manual, lessons, crafts, and games for preschoolers and elementary students, and a studio-recorded children’s worship CD.

Releases from New Growth Press on November 7th, 2017.

The North Star Catechism

Our kids need a faith firmly rooted in doctrine that has weathered the centuries. For thousands of years, the North Star has guided travelers on their journey. While other stars shift with the passing of time, the North Star remains anchored. Like its celestial namesake, our prayer is that the North Star Catechism will like be a faithful guide for the next generation.

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PROOF Pirates: Finding the Treasure of God's Amazing Grace VBS

This five-day, pirate-themed curriculum by Jared Kennedy, Fletcher Lang,  Lindsey Blair, Mandy Groce, and Tessa Janes can be used in Bible clubs and VBS. Whether using a treasure map to teach about God’s plan or a skeleton to explain how God makes dead people walk, PROOF Pirates helps kids uncover the treasure of God's amazing grace.  

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