As most of you know, I have blogged about Thomas Nelson Publishers’ books many times. They are one of my favorite Christian publishers. They consistently produce quality Christian books and other products. I have read books by Thomas Nelson Publishers for years. YEARS.
And now the tradition continues with my children. The children’s publishing arm of Thomas Nelson is called Tommy Nelson Kids. I have begun reviewing items from Tommy Nelson, and I couldn’t be happier about it. My children are thrilled when a package arrives from “Tommy” because they know it will contain lots of goodies for them to watch and/or listen to. They have recently sent me two video products that my children have grafted in to our usual line-up, and the girls ask for them regularly. Since they are Christ-centered, Bible-based videos, I always oblige with happiness. Here’s what they have been watching:
The Jesus Movie: This DVD is a fully-animated full-length film depicting the life of Jesus. I was amazed at how accurate and true to scripture this film is. It portrays the life of Jesus from beginning to end, including his birth, growth, earthly ministry, and his death. While it doesn’t shy away from telling the story accurately, it does it in a way that is not scary for young children. Both my three-year-old and nine-year-old love this DVD. I adore it because it doesn’t merely entertain my children, it gives them a visual image of scripture. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!!
The Ultimate DVD Read and Share Bible Volume One: I love this one because it is a Bible storybook and DVD set. The stories on the DVD are also found in the storybook. We have Volume One (I’m not sure how many volumes there are in total.), which tells the stories of creation, the flood, Abram, Isaac and Rebekah, Jacob and Esau, Rachel, Gideon, Samson, Ruth and Naomi, Hannah, Samuel, David, Elijah, Esther, and many stories from the life of Jesus and Paul. While The Jesus Movie is a full-length film, this one is broken down into vignettes so that you can watch one story at a time. Very handy for a quick movie before bedtime!
(I’m not sure if this video is from the Volume One DVD, but I wanted to include it so that you can get an idea of what the DVD is like.)
Who wants a giveaway? Leave a comment and I’ll select one person to receive the Read and Share Bible book and DVD. One entry per person, please. And please be sure to leave me a way to contact you if you are the lucky winner!
(You have NO IDEA how much it is offending my OCD tendencies for that video not to fit on my blog properly. Since I don’t have the technical savvy to rewrite imbedded code to make it fit correctly, I’m just going to pretend that I didn’t notice. Really, I just want you to be able to view the video THAT BADLY. I’ll just sit here and twitch every time I look at it. Really, it’s okay.)