Archive for October, 2013

10/31/13
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What book has sold over 2,000 copies in just a few months?


Pilgrim’s Progress…GCP’s NEW storybook for children.

John Bunyan wrote his beloved classic The Pilgrim’s Progress in two parts, first published in London in 1678 and the second in 1684. He originally titled it The Pilgrim’s Progress from This World to That Which Is to Come. This book is a young reader’s adaptation of the first part of the book.

GCP’s new version is designed to capture children’s imaginations and introduce them to Bunyan’s enduring masterpiece. It will captivate them as they follow Christian on his adventurous journey as well as teach them great biblical truths they can hold onto as they grow in faith.

Some of the scenes have been condensed, and the language has been rewritten to appeal to children. But the essence of the story is the same: one Christian’s walk of faith to the glorious goal.

Children will discover many important truths, including: Read the rest of this entry »

10/22/13
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Kids, Character and Catechism by L. Charles Jackson


“As a twig is bent, so goes the tree.” Likewise, the character of our children is formed as we train them early in life. Certainly Solomon echoed the same thought when he said, “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it” (Prov. 22:6 NKJV). What is this training, and what does it look like?

Like fixing a car, this training takes more than one tool. There is one tool, however, that Presbyterians have always recognizes as basic: the catechism. Presbyterians have almost universally agreed that children should have their souls marked and shaped with the good theology found in the catechism. Read the rest of this entry »