Erica Benjamin's Bookshelf

Books . Movies . Music . More
Erica Benjamin's Bookshelf
Erica Benjamin's Bookshelf
Books . Movies . Music . More

Erica Benjamin

Director of Children's Ministry

My Current Favorites

Five books, movies, or songs influencing me now
Humphrey's First Palm Sunday
Humphrey's First Palm Sunday
by Carol Heyer
WHY I LIKE IT
This picture book is narrated by one of the camel's present at Jesus' birth. Journey with him from Christmas through Palm Sunday in this silly book from children of all ages.
Make Room: A Child's Guide to Lent and Easter
Make Room: A Child's Guide to Lent and Easter
by Laura Alary
WHY I LIKE IT
This great picture book about the season of Lent encourages children to make time, make space, and make room to welcome the resurrected Jesus, For children 4 years through elementary school.
A Family Journey with Jesus Through Lent: Prayers and Activities for Each Day
A Family Journey with Jesus Through Lent: Prayers and Activities for Each Day
by Angela M Burrin
God's Dream
God's Dream
by Archbishop Desmond Tutu,Douglas Carlton Abrams

My Essentials

My all-time favorite books, movies and music
Parenting in the Pew: Guiding Your Children into the Joy of Worship
Parenting in the Pew: Guiding Your Children into the Joy of Worship
by Robbie F. Castleman
WHY I LIKE IT
Need some guidance as you sit with your children in worship. This book has practical tips on how to help your children's get the most of worship and still get something out of worship yourself.
Seamless Faith: Simple Practices for Daily Family Life (The Young Clergy Women Project)
Seamless Faith: Simple Practices for Daily Family Life (The Young Clergy Women Project)
by TraciSmith
WHY I LIKE IT
I love using the practices in this book with my family. Whether you are welcoming a new baby, blessing a Christmas tree, or saying grace, this book has wonderful ideas to enrich your families faith.
Jesus Calling for Little Ones
Jesus Calling for Little Ones
by Sarah Young
Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions For Kids
Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions For Kids
by Sarah Young
WHY I LIKE IT
Pairs well with the Jesus Calling Storybook Bible by Sarah Young.
Jesus Calling Bible Storybook
Jesus Calling Bible Storybook
by Sarah Young
WHY I LIKE IT
This Bible pairs well with the Jesus Calling devotional for children.
The Story for Children, a Storybook Bible
The Story for Children, a Storybook Bible
by Max Lucado,Randy Frazee,Karen Davis Hill
Children of God Storybook Bible
Children of God Storybook Bible
by Archbishop Desmond Tutu
The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name
The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name
by Sally Lloyd-Jones
My First Hands-On Bible
My First Hands-On Bible
 
WHY I LIKE IT
A great first Bible for preschoolers. Along with the story, has some activities, discussions, and prayers.
The Action Bible
The Action Bible
 
WHY I LIKE IT
Bible illustrated as a comic book. Great for elementary and middle school kids. Very action packed!

My Bookshelf Archive

my archived books, movies, music, and more
Creating with God: The Holy Confusing Blessedness of Pregnancy
Creating with God: The Holy Confusing Blessedness of Pregnancy
by Sarah Jobe
Praying in Color Kids' Edition: Kid's Edition
Praying in Color Kids' Edition: Kid's Edition
by Sybil MacBeth
Psalms for Young Children
Psalms for Young Children
by Marie-Helene Delval
WHY I LIKE IT
A wonderful way to explore the psalms with your child. Their are joyful psalms and sad psalms, anger psalms and forgiving psalms. Pray the psalms together with your children.
The Brick Bible: The Complete Set (Brick Bible Presents)
The Brick Bible: The Complete Set (Brick Bible Presents)
by Brendan Powell Smith
WHY I LIKE IT
We used these Bibles as an inspiration for our summer Sunday school program. Legos tableaux were a great medium to study the Bible stories. They are perfect for the elementary Lego lover in your family!