One Night Two Souls Went Walking

Working the night shift, a chaplain walks the line between what is human and what is holy. What is sacred and what is ordinary? What is of this world and what is supernatural? One Night Two Souls Went Walking explores the world of a hospital chaplain and how she has connected with those she shepherdsContinue reading “One Night Two Souls Went Walking”

Day 6: Camp Read Aloud

Today is Day 6 of Camp Read Aloud! In case you missed our first week, Camp Read Aloud is an all-online, totally free, virtual summer reading camp. Every day, we have a fun schedule planned, and today is no exception. Today’s Craft: Sponge Boats, a DIY Craft for Kids Today’s Book: Lightship by Brian FlocaContinue reading “Day 6: Camp Read Aloud”

The Book of Awesome Women Writers

Does it seem like a defiant, rebellious act for a woman to write? It might seem crazy to think that there was a time when women couldn’t express themselves with a pen and paper without getting in trouble. For the young girls growing up today, thinking freely and expressing their thoughts shouldn’t be outside theContinue reading “The Book of Awesome Women Writers”

Day 5 at Camp Read Aloud

It’s Friday, and we have lots of fun planned at Camp Read Aloud. We’ve had a lot of fun this week. What was your favorite thing so far? Maybe it was making friendship bracelets, or maybe it was enjoying the story of Clark the Shark. Today will be just as fun! Here’s our schedule forContinue reading “Day 5 at Camp Read Aloud”

Day 4: Camp Read Aloud

Welcome to Camp Read Aloud! If this is your first day, you can check out links to the previous days of camp below: Camp Read Aloud Day One Camp Read Aloud Day Two Camp Read Aloud Day Three Here’s our camp schedule for today! Today’s Craft: Snail Paper Plate Today’s Book: The Snail and theContinue reading “Day 4: Camp Read Aloud”

Camp Read Aloud: Day 3

Today’s is day three of Camp Read Aloud! If today is your first day, Camp Read Aloud is a virtual, all-online, free summer reading camp with fun activities every day. Here’s what’s on the schedule for today at Camp Read Aloud Today’s activity is: Friendship Bracelets Today’s book is: A Sick Day for Amos McGee,Continue reading “Camp Read Aloud: Day 3”

Welcome to Summer Camp!

Welcome to day two of Camp Read Aloud! If you missed yesterday, this is an online, all-at-home virtual camp where you can have fun! Each day includes a craft, book, and activity, all for free. Today’s Activity is: Make a Paper Shark Today’s Book is: Clark the Shark by Bruce Hale Today’s Activity is: FeedContinue reading “Welcome to Summer Camp!”

Day 1: Camp Read Aloud

Looking for a fun summer activity for the kids? Camp Read Aloud virtual summer camp starts today! Get ready for lots of fun activities, all that can be done from the comfort of your own home. Each day of this online summer camp contains a craft, a book, and an activity. Here’s day one ofContinue reading “Day 1: Camp Read Aloud”

The ABCs of Diversity

Carolyn B. Helsel teaches preaching at a college. Y. Joy Harris-Smith teaches special education. These educators, who are also parents, have collaborated to create this book, The ABCs of Diversity Helping Kids (and Ourselves!) Embrace Our Differences. Before reading this book, I wondered if it would be similar to a college textbook that is intendedContinue reading “The ABCs of Diversity”

Praying for America

Does America need prayer? Many Christians would agree. Dr. Robert Jeffress, pastor of a megachurch in Dallas, Texas, has turned his answer to this question into Praying for America 40 Inspiring Stories and Prayers for Our Nation. Each story concludes with a prayer of how to ask God to intervene in America’s problems. Jeffress advocatesContinue reading “Praying for America”

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