Item description for How Long Is God's Nose?: And 89 Other Story Sermons for Children by John Timmer...
Overview True stories, Bible stories, adapted fairy stories, and more are an imaginative and engaging way to teach children ages 5 to 9 important biblical and moral truths. In the words of gifted storyteller John Timmer, these wonderful stories "reflect the outlandishness of grace and the topsy-turviness of the kingdom of God". Each two- to three-minute message requires little preparation, but can change the lives of children.
Publishers Description Just how long is God's nose anyway? And why would that have anything to do with controlling your temper? Why are you better off owning a dog or a cat than a pet walrus? Is the Big Dipper just a constellation -- or a story of compassion written in starlight? You'll find the answers in this delightful collection of children's sermons by storyteller John Timmer. Bible story and fairy tale, true life and myth -- Timmer shares each in turn in ninety jewel-like messages that children ages 5- 9 will take to heart . . . and whose freshness and imagination youth workers, teachers, and parents will love.
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John Timmer is former pastor of Woodlawn Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, MI. He is the author of Once Upon a Time . . ., God of Weakness, and The Kingdom Equation: A Fresh Look at the Parables of Jesus.