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Book Review: A Day in the Life of a Pair of Trousers and Other Stories 48 Stories for Use in Christian Worship and on Other Occasions By Brian A Curtis

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Back of Book:

A Day in the Life of a Pair of Trousers and Other Stories: 48 Stories for Use in Christian Worship and on Other Occasions offers worship leaders a treasury that opens up the Scriptures to children.

The storyteller, Brian A. Curtis, recognizes the deep need for churches to share biblically grounded stories with children who come to worship, especially in congregations where worship tends to cater to adults. He also acknowledges the difficulties faced in asking children, who are unfamiliar with church practices, to gather at the front of the church. As a consequence, A Day in the Life of a Pair of Trousers and Other Stories is designed to work well with children, particularly with those who wish to remain seated with their families.

The stories use simple, colourful, and enchanting language to tell memorable tales that bring key biblical themes and texts to life. They can be read aloud, straight from the page, to children of all ages. Indeed, adults may well be found listening and engaged in the stories. Forty-four of the stories stand on their own. The remaining four are linked in episodic format intended to be used over consecutive worship services.

This collection of forty-eight stories equips worship leaders to offer uplifting biblical messages to children, especially to those who may be unfamiliar with Christian worship.

My Review:

A Day in the Life of a Pair of Trousers and Other Stories  48 Stories for Use in Christian Worship and on Other Occasions By Brian A Curtis is a captivating book that is excellent for a family devotional. Each of the 48 short stories have a moral and a scripture. Some morals include holding grudges, caring for one another, loving our enemies, being humble, imitating others, giving and sharing, giving your troubles to Jesus, forgiveness, trusting in Jesus, observing rules, baptism with water, preparing to meet God, dealing with anger, the value of friendship, being the light of the world. I decided to review A Day in the Life of a Pair of Trousers and Other Stories  48 Stories for Use in Christian Worship and on Other Occasions By Brian A Curtis because the cover caught my attention. Like the cover, I quickly realized that each story kept my attention also. I recommend this book for anyone looking for a light hearted devotional that could be used with children or a family setting.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through the BookLook Bloggers book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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Author:

Im a stay at home, homeschooling mom of six awesome kids. But for fun on the side like doodles in the margin, I like to sew, edit books, design websites, make homeschool resources, study Biblical dream interpretation, decorate cakes, and make pinatas along with many other things including graphic design. I love books and researching. There is always something to learn.

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