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Reformation Coloring Book

Interested in another Reformation resource for children? Here it is! A Reformation coloring book by retired LCMS Pastor Scott R. Blazek.

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Reformation Mini-Play

Free resource time! Especially suitable with the Reformation Anniversary soon to arrive! It is a fun little tool for your Reformation celebration with your church family: a Reformation mini-play. It’s only about 12 minutes. Personally I thought my family and a few other volunteers might work it up for Reformation Sunday during our Sunday school opening time. It’s not loaded down with props or anything. It’s written for children and narrator, and it can be either read or memorized. AND, it’s written by none other than Rev. Hans Fiene of Lutheran Satire!

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New Catechism Translation

Want to know what makes a great Reformation confession? A new catechism translation! Now, I know, I know, too many word changes messes up memory work and causes unnecessary confusion. I hear you. I agree. BUT yay, yay, yay for the Evangelical Lutheran Church of England for presenting the world with a Small Catechism available for free use!

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365 Luther Quotes Resource!

With the actual Reformation Anniversary Day approaching, there are a LOT of Reformation resources and books coming out. Today I get to mention a neat resource from Northwestern Publishing House, the Lutheran publishing house of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS): 365 Luther Quotes, one a day!

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Kloria’s Two New Reformation Books

I got a press release from Kloria Publishing about Kloria’s two new Reformation books:  A Mighty Fortress is Our God and Lord, Keep Us Steadfast in Your WordI’ve written about Kloria and their previous release, God’s Own Child, I Gladly Say Itand I’m thrilled to say the excerpts of these illustrated hymn texts look just as good!

 

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My Brother Lives in Heaven

After my post looking for a good Lutheran children’s book dealing with small sibling loss, I got my hands on just that! A great big thanks to the Lutherans at According to Your Word for writing and selling it! (You may be familiar with them for their free resources  for catechism, worship, and the liturgy). Titled My Brother Lives with Jesus by Anna & Samuel Gullixson, I review it below.

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Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation

Lots of new releases in honor of the Reformation Anniversary. Have I mentioned this one yet? Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 31, 2017).

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Saints of the Reformation

The Lutheran Church–Canada has released a new book to celebrate this year’s important Reformation Anniversary! It looks really good! Titled Saints of the Reformation, it explores events, ideas, and movements, sure, but also “the story of people, individuals made of the same flesh and blood as we are. it is the story of their faith, their witness, their way of handling conflict, . . . .” etc. AWESOME!

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Parents of Writers

I know my menu is already clunky with webpages, but I’ve thought of one more. Once again, I’d like your help as you’re able to lend it. 🙂 Let’s help parents of writers! What would you put on a Parenting Writers page? How can we help and support? What are a few basics that can equip those alongside the writing game to safeguard writing kids?

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GoodReads Author Program

Here’s a quick little GoodReads quiz to see how much you know about their Author Program. Good Stuff, both to know and utilize! 🙂

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