BELLINGHAM, Wash. — In early 2022, Lexham Press will publish their first youngsters’s books, launching the FatCat sequence. The primary title, The Apostles’ Creed: For All God’s Kids, will launch in February 2022. This full-color illustrated e-book evokes youngsters to grasp and delight within the church’s historic confession of religion.
Todd Hains, editor at Lexham Press, stated, “Christian dad and mom wish to elevate their youngsters within the religion, however many really feel insufficient to the duty. And that’s why we’ve made it a trademark of our work at Lexham to show the catechism. The church’s catechism is the central texts of religion—the Apostles’ Creed, the Lord’s Prayer, and the Ten Commandments. These unite Christians throughout traditions and generations. The catechism teaches us what the Bible teaches us: our religion. FatCat Books are supposed to give dad and mom and youngsters the religion, hope, and love of the Bible. We’re excited to share these brilliant books of hope with households and church buildings.”
To maintain the catechism approachable and enjoyable, the sequence contains a character named FatCat (“cat” being brief for “catechism”). FatCat, a striped grey feline, may be discovered all through the pages of the e-book, studying in regards to the catechism together with the readers.
The Apostles’ Creed is fantastically illustrated by Natasha Kennedy, a contract artist and mom from Seattle, Washington. Every unfold features a line from the normal textual content of the creed and full-color illustrations. Kennedy stated, “in illustrating the traditional catechism, I wished to mix the normal really feel of Byzantine iconography with the playful imagery of Eyvind Earle and make the lifetime of Jesus acquainted and approachable for youngsters.”
Every line of the creed is accompanied by considerate reflections from theologian Ben Myers that information readers younger and previous. Myers is the writer of The Apostles’ Creed: A Information to the Historical Catechism within the Christian Necessities sequence (Lexham Press). The e-book additionally features a listing of Scriptures and a guided household prayer to help in youngsters’s training and devotion.
Jesse Myers, Lexham Press’ writer, stated, “it’s our hope that the FatCat books will probably be a joyful and enjoyable means for fogeys to introduce youngsters to the fundamentals of Christian perception. The books will mirror precisely what we hope to do in all Lexham books: level folks helpfully and hopefully to God’s Phrase.”
Future FatCat books are forthcoming, with The Lord’s Prayer: For All God’s Kids anticipated in Fall 2022.
Lindsay John Kennedy
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