Side by Side with God in Everyday life invites churchesfamilies alike to use a simple retelling Of stories from the bible asthe basis for helping children to think more deeply about a wide rangeof everyday topics.
In total there are 28 easy-to use story-based sessions, each one featuring one of the times and seasons outlined in Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8 such as birth, death, planting, uprooting, laughing, mourning, dancing, giving, listening, love, hate, war and peace.
Each session picks out two related Bible stories, one to set the sceneand the other to go deeper into the theme. The idea is that these simpleretellings can be used to promote open questions, reflection, discussion,further exploration and prayer, and readily act as prompts towards adeeper understanding of what it means to walk side by side with God ineverything we do.
Just done 'A time for laughing’ with Jamie. Big success. Loved it and had a really good chat! Gonna dig deeper tomorrow!‘Derek Old (father of eight-year-old Jamie)