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Your children will love meeting Christian Super-Heroes through picture books! In our family, we love reading well-written, beautifully-illustrated picture books, especially if they are about inspiring men and women from church history who changed the world.
With Reformation Day coming up on October 31, fall is great time to learn about Christian heroes from the pages of history. They will inspire your family with their amazing lives of love and service to Jesus.
Here are some lovely picture books that you can read to your children to teach them about church history and the Reformation.
The Story of St. Valentine: More Than Cards and Candied Hearts
The Story of St. Valentine: More Than Cards and Candied Hearts by The Voice of the Martyrs with Cheryl Odden is a well-written, beautifully illustrated picture books. A devoted servant of God and pastor, Valentine lived a laid-down life of love and eventually gave his life for his faith in Jesus. You will love this storybook!
God’s Outlaw: The Real Story of William Tyndale and the English Bible
William Tyndale died crying out, “Lord, open the King of England’s eyes.” God answered his prayer! A gifted linguist, William Tyndale worked tirelessly to translate the Bible into English. Meet a super-hero in God’s Outlaw: The Real Story of William Tyndale and the English Bible by The Voice of the Martyrs and R.F.P.
The Story of St. Patrick: More Than Shamrocks and Leprechauns
The Story of St. Patrick: More Than Shamrocks and Leprechauns by The Voice of the Martyrs with Cheryl Odden is a delightful storybook. The illustrations are beautiful! You will enjoy learning about St. Patrick with your children. He is a brave and mighty man of God.
Martin Luther: A Man Who Changed the World
Martin Luther: A Man Who Changed the World by Paul L. Maier is a picture book about a man who turned Europe upside-down with rediscovered truth! The illustrations in this storybook are lovely and the story is interesting and enjoyable.
The Story of St. Nicholas: More Than Reindeer and a Red Suit
You will discover how kind and loving Saint Nicholas is when you read The Story of St. Nicholas: More Than a Reindeer and a Red Suit by Cheryl Odden from The Voice of the Martyrs. You will never think of Santa Claus in the same way again when you learn the true story behind the fat man with the white beard.
The Church History ABCs: Augustine and 25 Other Heroes of The Faith
Starting with Augustine, you and your children can walk through the letters of the alphabet and meet Christian heroes in The Church History ABCs: Augustine and 25 Other Heroes of the Faith by Stephen J. Nichols and Ned Bustard. This is a fun book to read aloud!
Reformation ABCs: The People, Places, and Things of the Reformation from A to Z
Reformation ABCs: The People, Places, and Things of the Reformation from A to Z by Stephen J. Nichols and Ned Bustard is another ABC book. Travel through the alphabet while you learn about Reformation heroes.
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Enjoy these storybooks and cuddling together as you read them. Church history is fascinating!
Celebrate Our Christian Heroes
We want to pass down our Christian heritage to our children. We love to tell their stories to the next generation by reading aloud biographies, watching movies, or throwing a Heroes for Jesus Party.
You can host your own Heroes for Jesus Party with easy instructions from Celebrate Our Christian Superheroes where you can discover how our family celebrates Christian heroes, some great ideas for Halloween alternatives, and why children and teens need super-heroes.
Finally, we include autumn recipes to serve during or after the party. Enjoy! Purchase Celebrate Our Christian Superheroes eBook at PowerlineProd. Purchase Celebrate Our Christian Superheroes in print at Amazon.
These picture books just introduce you to a few the many Super-Heroes God has used to change the world. God has a plan for you, too, and your family! Inspire them with Christian heroes!
Until next time, Happy Homeschooling!