What we read to our children shapes their worldview, potential biases, passions they have and questions they ask. LRJ Reads is a weekly series that features LCMS members from a variety of vocations sharing a favorite story that is sure to launch a conversation in your home or classroom.
In this special children's message, Michelle Graf celebrates America's birthday by reminding us of the difference between the freedom that countries offer vs. the freedom we have in Christ.
We're joined this week by Don Cobb, a bass guitarist, who reads a musical story about a girl who makes positive change by being courageous. Stay tuned until the end of the video to watch Don play the bass guitar!
Amy & Aaron Bird join us this week to read MAYBE SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL: HOW ART TRANSFORMED A NEIGHBORHOOD, which is based on a true story!
What are refugees? Micah Hahn joins us to read FOUR FEET, TWO SANDALS, a book that invites us to remember the blessings we have and think about how we might share those blessings with our neighbors in need.
Join us as we learn to speak some phrases in Mandarin! Nana, Ren, and Ali of Our Savior Lutheran in Laurel, MD will be our teachers as they read THE SEVEN CHINESE SISTERS, a story about how our talents can create opportunities to be a friend (péngyǒu) to others.
Billy Brath of LCEF reads a book that walks us through the Lord's Prayer as well as a very special day for one family.
Who do you go to for help when you're scared to do something that you want to do?
Take a a deep breath and get ready to leap into JABARI JUMPS, read by Rev. Mark Budenholzer.
Today, we celebrate the gift of food as Vanessa & Marcus Lane read FRY BREAD, a book about that helps us think about the flavor, color, and history of everything we eat.
This Thursday, April 15 is Jackie Robinson Day! Chad Janetzke, baseball coach at Martin Luther High School (Milwaukee, WI), helps us remember this moment in history by reading THE VALUE OF COURAGE: THE STORY OF JACKIE ROBINSON.