Faith

Episode 41: Fairy Tales and the True Happily Ever After

In this episode we celebrate Hans Christian Anderson’s birthday and look at fairytales from around the world. Plus we discuss the true happily ever after we have in Christ. Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript: Welcome to “Books that Spark,” a podcast for parents and caregivers, celebrating books, that spark imagination, emotion, questions, and discussion, …

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Episode 39: Helping Our Family Celebrate Easter

In this episode we look at books about Easter for our kids and a couple for parents that will help us celebrate the gift of salvation Jesus gave us through His death and resurrection.  Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript: Welcome to “Books that Spark,” a podcast for parents and caregivers, celebrating books that spark …

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Should I Stay, or Should I Go?

And then he told them, “Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone. (Mark 16:15, NLT) Praise his glorious name forever! Let the whole earth be filled with his glory. Amen and amen! (Psalm 72:19, NLT) We’ve heard it every day for about a year now: “Stay Home, Stay Safe.” As COVID survivors, we obey those words, but as disciples of Christ, we are to …

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Episode 38: St. Patrick and What He Teaches Us All

In this episode we share books celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and Irish Heritage and books that help us in the areas t. Patrick valued most: praying, sharing the Gospel, and Knowing God. Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript: Welcome to “Books that Spark,” a podcast for parents and caregivers, celebrating books, that spark imagination, emotion …

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Episode 37: Interview with Author Xochitl Dixon

In this episode we interview author Xochitl Dixon who wrote Different Like Me.  Our Guest: Xochitl (So-Cheel) E. Dixon, author of Waiting for God: Trusting Daily in God’s Plan and Pace (2019), has a heart for prayer, loving God, loving people, and nurturing spiritual growth through prayer and the study and application of Scripture. She shares God’s truth …

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Reality Check

Have you ever heard another Christian say something that sunk into your heart like a meteor striking the earth? Truth that hits you so squarely between the eyes that you have an immediate reality check and recognize that maybe you’ve started walking by habit rather than faith? That is kind of how I feel with …

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Episode 35: Race, Relationships, and Reading

In this episode we discuss some great books for celebrating Black History Month, but we also discuss some important books for parents to read to equip themselves for having important conversations about race.  Books Discussed in This Episode: Transcript: Welcome to “Books that Spark,” a podcast for parents and caregivers, celebrating books, that spark imagination, …

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