Explaining Easter to Kids
About the Guest
Sally Lloyd-Jones, author of “The Jesus Storybook Bible.” Sally recalls how her father sent her off to boarding school at the tender age of eight with the words of Joshua 1, “Be strong and very courageous.”
Sally Lloyd-Jones gets us in the spirit of the holidays by recalling the Christmases of her youth in Africa and England.
Phil Vischer joins Dennis Rainey to talk about the real meaning of Easter.
'Christ the Lord is Risen Today', a popular Easter hymn
Phil VischerPhil Vischer made his first animated film when he was nine years old; by the age of fourteen, he was convinced he would be a filmmaker when he grew up. After a brief stint at a Bible college, Phil struck out on his own, looking for a way to integrate his faith with his filmmaking. This quest led him to a tomato and a cucumber. The year was 1991, and Phil was a newly married 25 year-old with no financial backing and no idea how his vegetables would ever see the light of day. Today, almost 65 mi...more
Sally Lloyd-JonesSally Lloyd-Jones is a leading writer of inspirational books for children. She is the author of three bestselling children’s Bibles, including the Moonbeam Award winner and ALA notable The Jesus Storybook Bible, as well as Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing, winner of the ECPA Inspirational Book award. She has written many picture books for children, such as the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller How to Be a Baby: By Me, the Big Sister and ...more
How does one communicate the significance of the Easter season with children? Sally Lloyd-Jones and Phil Vischer explain how and why to tell the whole Easter story to your kids.