As you know, I’ve recently released Trinity for Tots. 🙂 Since it’s self-published, that puts all the more emphasis on having really solid Trinity for Tots endorsements! Thankfully, I think these happily qualify:
Most I received quickly enough to get them included in the book itself—yay! I’ve got pastors, professors, educators, authors, and podcasters! Thanks be to God!
I am, of course, a fan of Bryan Wolfmueller, so I’m thrilled to receive his endorsement. Likewise, I am almost beyond words with joy for Will Weedon‘s glowing praise that, in Trinity for Tots, “the mystery of the Holy Trinity is proclaimed, not explained”! Can’t you just hear his voice saying that?
Two gentlemen I approached with fear and trepidation, lest they give critical reviews. Thanks be to God I passed their doctrinal review! With encouragement to write another one, no less, for older children. Thanks be to God! Those two are Dr. Weinrich (Early Church scholar and renown professor at my own alma mater, Concordia Theological Seminary) and Dr. Beckwith (Associate Professor of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School, who wrote The Holy Trinity: Volume 3, Confessional Lutheran Dogmatics).
Then I finished things up by asking my own principle for a review. (Thanks be to God, I am actually now on summer break! Yay! My homeschoolers will follow in a staggered fashion, bless them!)
God-willing, my launch team will continue putting up reviews in various places and raising awareness. 😀
Trinity for Tots endorsements
“Trinity for Tots teaches with beauty and rhyme the great mystery of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. This wonderful book will delight parents and children alike.” – Rev. Dr. Carl Beckwith, Assistant Professor of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School, Samford University (Birmingham, Alabama)and author of The Holy Trinity, volume 3 of the Confessional Lutheran Dogmatics series (Luther Academy, 2016) and Hilary of Poitiers on the Trinity (Oxford University Press, 2008).
“This little book offers a wonderful, faithful, and simple definition of the Trinity that children can understand. The rhymes and artwork kept my children interested. The book provided several opportunities to stop and teach the children. Recommended!” – Rev. Gaven Pay, pastor, parent, and author
“A marriage of engaging illustrations and orthodox text, complimenting a liturgical lifestyle, Trinity for Tots is another winner by Deaconess Mary Moerbe! This title is the perfect addition to the Christian’s arsenal of spiritual weapons against Satan’s attacks, equipping parents with a tool to tackle this tricky topic with our most tender little ones.” – Marie MacPherson, classical educator, homeschool mother, and author of Meditations on the Vocation of Motherhood (Into Your Hands, LLC) and Teaching Children Chastity for Life (Lutherans for Life).
“The God of the Bible and of our salvation is Father, Son and Holy Spirit. There is no Christian faith other than in this God. Yet, as a deep mystery it is difficult to speak of him as one God in three Persons. For this very reason this book is priceless. It gives a primer on how to think and how to speak of Him as our Father who in his Son gives to us the Spirit of eternal life.” – Rev. Dr. William Weinrich, Professor of Early Church and Patristic Studies at Concordia Theological Seminary (Fort Wayne, Ind.).
“And the catholic faith is this, that we worship one God in Trinity and Trinity in Unity, neither confounding the persons nor dividing the substance” (Athanasian Creed, Lutheran Service Book, p. 319). And therein lies the great joy of this delightful little offering by Mary Moerbe. It introduces tots to the joy of this One in Three and Three in One whom we worship as catholic Christians. The genius of tots is that they believe what they are told without insisting on first having to understand HOW what they are told can be so. In this delightfully illustrated and simply written volume the mystery of the Holy Trinity is proclaimed, not explained, to children who are thus brought into His adoration and praise. And they can indeed WORSHIP Him even if (like the rest of us) they will never comprehend the infinite mystery of His being!” – Rev. William Weedon, pastor, author, host of The Word Endures Forever, and former Director of Worship and Chaplain for the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod.
In other words, Trinity for Tots endorsements are not bad at all!! So far, all reviews have been 5 stars, too!
Where Can You Get It?
Books will start being shipped around May 10th, and it looks like the CTSFW Bookstore will carry it! Yay yay yay! (Other physical vendors I’ve approached have asked to see a physical copy before deciding. Fair enough, fair enough!)