Ok, so I am biased. Let me just get it out there.
But, that doesn’t change the fact that my wife Melissa’s new kids book, His Grace is Enough: How God Makes It Right When We’ve Got it Wrong (Good Book Company, 2022), is really something special. It released yesterday, and I could not be more excited.
In addition to the really fun drawings—the artist, Isobel Lundie, also did Melissa’s prior kids book, Wherever You Go—this book is unique because it tackles a question that so few children’s books address. It helps children understand what to do when they do wrong things.
Every child will find themselves doing things they know they shouldn’t do. And (like all of us) they often try to compensate for it by good works—they take out the trash, mow the lawn, be extra nice to their siblings. But, in the end, only the cleansing work of Christ can solve our sin problem.
So while so many kids books tend to focus on moral lessons (which is fine), this book takes children straight back to the gospel of grace.
One stanza from the book captures the message so well: [Read more…]