Discover a powerful and popular new way to engage with Scripture through art, as the world s leading Bible Journaling artists share their personal faith journeys. Includes hundreds of bonus stickers, index tabs, vellum overlays, and traceable illustrations. "
Christians wishing to strengthen their connection to God have embraced Bible journaling, which allows them to reflect on scripture while adding creative touches to each meaningful verse. For those wishing to embark on this journey, The Art of Bible Journaling first covers the basics, from choosing a Bible to embellishments and art techniques, and then provides more than 60 inspirational projects. Plus, you get bonus items like traceable art, stickers, templates, and more!
Author: Stephanie Ackerman
Publisher: Walter Foster Jr
Release Date: 2017-11-21
When faith and art intersect, pure magic happens. Faith Journaling for the Inspired Artist is a dynamic and inspiring resource for learning art journaling in Bibles, prayer journals, daily devotionals, and creative life planners. Dozens of easy-to-follow drawing, doodling, and lettering techniques demonstrate how to develop beautiful uplifting artwork, while a range of creative exercises deliver encouragement to explore faith through the creative process. Whether working with colored pencils, markers, watercolor, or stamps, when it comes to faith journaling, there are no rules! In Faith Journaling for the Inspired Artist, you'll not only learn how to expand your artistic horizons, but also discover how to give yourself permission to create personal artistic expressions of your faith.
Explore your faith artistically with Bible Journaling for the Fine Artist—a guide that goes beyond doodling and lettering to teach you to make fine art prayer journals, daily devotionals, and more. Beginning with a brief introduction to Bible journaling, this valuable guide explores various media, including colored pencils, pen and ink, brush pens, and watercolor paint, and how to use them. You will find dozens of step-by-step tutorials for drawing and painting beautiful artwork related to meaningful Bible passages, as well as plenty of ideas and techniques for applying lettering, flourishes, icons, and embellishments to your artwork for maximum impact. There are tips for creating compelling layouts, reworking and embracing mistakes, and several step-by-step projects for you to incorporate into your own Bible or prayer journal. Two talented and dynamic artists show how they integrate their own style and artistry with their faith through a variety of art journaling projects, from full-page masterpieces to smaller artwork in the margins and on the covers of their journals.
Share the Joy If difficult days have ever left you discouraged, this interactive 11-week journey will help you engage creatively with God’s Word and establish habits that lead to greater joy and peace. Refresh your delight in the Lord through: Daily Lessons with an introduction and key questions for each chapter to help you dive deeper into the heart of Scripture and incorporate it into your life with joy builder activities Choosing Joy Devotions and inspirational quotes to stir hope even in difficult times as you learn to trust God’s faithfulness and rest in his strength no matter what circumstance you find yourself in Creative Connections including bookmarks and coloring pages that provide an outlet to knit your heart to God and explore your faith through artistic expression “…that your joy may be full.” John 15:11 This unique discovery book includes ideas for group studies, verse-inspired artwork to color, fascinating details about the Bible, and online connections and communities so you can build up your joy and build up others! To find out more about the complete series, explore many creative resources, and connect with the authors and other readers, visit DiscoveringTheBibleSeries.com.
Author: Sara Laughed
Release Date: 2015-10-29
Bible journaling is a fun and creative way to connect with scripture. People paint, draw, sketch, letter, and scrapbook in the pages of their Bible, all as a way of connecting with the stories and messages that it holds. "Advent Illustrated" is a Bible journaling challenge that corresponds to Advent 2015, and the Advent Illustrated challenge. This short guide (64 pages) contains: a chapter about Bible journaling and how the challenge will work; a chapter on how to start Bible journaling if you haven't before; a chapter with recommendations for Bible journaling supplies; an outline of the month; four different plans you can follow; and the Advent selections - a page for every day of Advent with the verse and a one- to two-paragraph section that gives context as well as some creative prompts if you're stuck for ideas. Whether you're new to Bible journaling or have been doing it for years, this guide is for you. Break out your Bible, and pull out your pens and paint brushes; the Word is your canvas!
Nearly 200 ready-to-use ideas for hard-hitting Bible lessons and relevant worship services for teenagers! - Bible Study Meetings . . . Techniques and approaches for making any Bible lesson -- topical or scriptural -- appealing to unchurched teenagers as well as to preachers' kids. - Creative Bible Lessons . . . 'Martha and Mary Malpractice' (page 67), 'Noah and the Ark I. Q. Test' (page 43), and 70 more very different, very fun, and very solid Bible lessons. - Theme Lessons . . . Build an entire lesson on a specific theme. Try 'Feet Meeting' (page 118) -- foot games followed by a lesson on the symbolic importance of washing each other's feet. You aren't into feet? Okay, what about the hands of Jesus? Or the light versus darkness? They're all here! - Bible Games . . . These won't speed your kids into seminary, but they certainly go a long way toward making the Bible interesting to your students -- and fun, too! - Worship Services . . . Some are informal, others have a liturgical feel -- and all are innovative. Here are the ideas for communion, confession, music, prayer, and Scripture reading. And More . . . Full lessons (all the components are here, from opening mixers to closing prayers), board games (with reproducible game 'boards'), and ideas for using guest speakers and special projects. Whether you're a youth worker or a recreation director at a church, school, club, or camp -- Creative Meetings, Bible Lessons, and Worship Ideas is your storehouse of proven, youth-group tested ideas.
Do you want to grow in faith and have a deeper understanding of God's words? Consider writing a Bible journal. As you study the passages of the Bible and relate their messages to what you're going through in life, you just might find the inspiration you need to get through the toughest of days. Our Bible Journal is made for you. It holds 3 months of daily journaling pages that are intentionally laid out into four sections to cultivate your relationship with God as you study the Word. Each journaling page includes a section for "Scripture", "Notes & Reflection", "Prayer & Praise" and "Questions". Writing down the passage that you are studying in the Scripture section will help you remember how the verse or story was applicable to your life.The "Notes & Reflection" section is where you can write your own thoughts and reflection about the passage. The "Prayer & Praise" section provides the space to write down your daily prayer requests and thanksgiving. Finally, the "Questions" section provides an area to write down things that are not quite clear to you or things that you want to follow up on. Here are other features and benefits of the Bible Journal: VERSATILE USE - Aside from serving as your personal journal in studying the Bible, it will also help you create an organized library of Bible commentary written by you. Plus, it is a great gift for Pastors, Ministerial staff, New converts, Family and Friends. EASY TO USE & CONVENIENT - What's more intimate than you writing your own thoughts and reflections on a Bible passage to paper? Doing this will help you remember better. Get started immediately, without having to wade through and learn a bunch of software options. IT'S BUILT TO LAST- The sturdy cover is made of tough paperback with strong, secure professional trade binding so the pages won't fall out after a few months of use. WELL-CRAFTED INTERIOR- We used only thick, white paper to avoid ink bleed-through. PERFECT SIZE- With its 8.5" x 11" dimensions, almost the same width as A4 but shorter in height, you can squeeze it into a bag with ease. It's the perfect size- easy to carry! COOL COVERS!- To top it all, we have an array of cover designs for you to choose from. Get inspired by our collection of truly creative book covers. We stand for quality and aim to provide the best writing experience with our Bible Journal as it helps you enrich your quiet time in the Word. Keeping a journal of your daily experiences alongside notes on your study of the Bible can help you more easily relate the lessons of the scriptures to what you do (or should do) in life. Making a habit of this can help prepare you better for the rough patches in life. Get a copy today!
Author: Lissa Masters
Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher
Release Date: 2017-06-20
It is with the proper alignment of the stars that this book has manifested. The words waited patiently, and have now jumped excitedly onto these pages to form a tool that can serve in revolutionizing education. Education is the alchemical key to the evolution and enlightenment of humanity. This “Lessons for Living Program” is based on forty lessons that guide students through an exploration of the four domains of the self: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. Each lesson provides expressive art activities to enhance the process and to generate meaningful content. This book consists of four sections, with each offering detailed, easy-to-read, and easy-to-follow instructions. Its contents offer children a foundational program of self-exploration, an important support for all other learning that will take place in preparation for adulthood. In addition, there is an extensive appendix with templates for “Healthy Eating Plate,” “Medicine Wheel,” and a “Certificate of Participation.” As well as, “Group Warm-up Ideas,” “The Emergence of a New Educational Paradigm in America,” and “Suggested Readings.” This curriculum, especially intended for school environments adopting holistic principles, can assist in our necessary advancement as we herald in a new golden age on Earth.
Wild Bible characters . . . wild activities, games, discussion starters, and video ideas . . . wild truths for living. Put them all together, blend well, and you’ve got Wild Truth Bible Lessons 2--12 more dynamite lessons for junior high youth groups by Mark Oestreicher. Like its fun, creative predecessor, Wild Truth Bible Lessons, this book invites kids to discover the adventure of faith through the events and responses of real Bible people who did wild things for God. Based on another 12 personalities from the list of characters in Wild Truth Journal: 50 Life Lessons from the Scriptures, each lesson reaches back into history to help junior highers learn about Bible people and principles--and then reaches forward to challenge students to make better decisions, better friends, and better lives. 12 lessons.
Get Your Students Talking About the Bible And God. And themselves, their beliefs, their questions, their lives. About the things that matter to them.Do it conveniently and effectively with Junior High-Middle School TalkSheets--Updated!, part of the best-selling discussion-starting TalkSheets series from Youth Specialties, now updated for new-millennium students. Here are 50 creative discussions that focus on relevant, real-life topics:Media Influences--TV, Music, AdvertisingSubstance Abuse & Peer PressureParentsSelf-Image & Physical AppearanceJesusFriendshipsPrayer & WorshipTrusting God & Dealing with Doubt. . . and 40 more subjects of perennial interest to teenagers.TalkSheets are one-page reproducible handouts with provocative questions in a compelling design that will get churched and unchurched kids alike talking and thinking about the Bible--and how its principles affect their daily lives.Use TalkSheets to launch your own lesson--or use them as stand-alone Bible studies. Each TalkSheet comes with detailed information and suggestions for discussion leaders: Bible references galore, Internet resources, further group exploration, and activities to pursue during and after the meeting.Junior High-Middle School TalkSheets--Updated! is the perfect discussion-starting resource for youth meetings, small groups and cell groups, Sunday school, and camps and retreats.More than a quarter million copies sold in this series!
TalkSheets have been working for youth group leaders for more than a decade. Now they are radically updated and ready to stimulate high schoolers toward in-depth discussions on real issues--everything from drinking to social justice.
Start Discussions That Matter to Your High Schoolers About God. About themselves, their, beliefs, their questions, their lives.[Burst: More than a quarter-million copies sold in this series!]More High School TalkSheets—Updated! contains the same kind of provocative, compelling, discussion-starting questions that are hallmarks of the best-selling TalkSheets series—now updated for new-millennium high schoolers. Here are 50 more creative discussions that focus on relevant, real-life topics:The FutureDeathPrioritiesAIDSHeaven & HellPremarital SexPrayerKnowing GodHomosexualityMaterialism & Consumerism. . . and 40 more subjects of perennial interest to teenagers.TalkSheets are convenient, effective one-page reproducible handouts with intriguing questions that will get churched kids and unchurched kids alike talking and thinking about the Bible—and how its principles affect their daily lives.Use TalkSheets to launch your own lesson—or use them as stand-alone Bible studies. Each TalkSheet comes with detailed information and suggestions for discussion leaders: Bible references galore, Internet resources, further group exploration, and activities to pursue during and after the meeting.More High School TalkSheets—Updated! is the perfect discussion-starting resource for youth meetings, small groups and cell groups, Sunday school, and camps and retreats.