Resources for preteens

APOLOGETIC / CREATION BOOKS:


“Big Book of History” – by Laura Welch a 15 foot fold-out time-line from Creation to Modern Computers; from “Master Books”.



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“Cold Case Christianity for Kids” – by J. Warner Wallace, former cold case homicide detective.



“Forensic Faith” – by J. Warner Wallace, former cold case homicide detective.


“God’s Crime Scene for Kids” – by J. Warner Wallace, former cold case homicide detective.




“Resurrection iWitness” – by Doug Powell; also available in paperback, but hardcover is really nice.




APOLOGETIC / CREATION DVDs:

“Buddy Davis’ Amazing Adventures” – engaging half hour adventure videos by Buddy Davis of “Answers in Genesis” (AIG); image and trailer from “Swamp Man”.


“Creation Proclaims”– 30-minute videos to enjoy with family or use for ministry; image and trailer from Creation Proclaims IV (Amazon & Beyond); with former evolutionist and founder of “Biblical Discipleship Ministries”, Dr. Jobe Martin, and Dan, the Animal Man.


“Incredible Creatures that Defy Evolution I, II, & III” – 30- minute videos to enjoy with family or use for ministry; image and trailer from Volume I; with former evolutionist and founder of “Biblical Discipleship Ministries”, Dr. Jobe Martin; can be purchased individually or as a set from “Exploration Films”.


“Patterns of Evidence for Young Explorers” – 5 episode DVDs with evidence for the biblical account from filmmaker & researcher, Tim Mahoney (“I spent 12 years asking the question, “Is the Bible true?”  If it wasn’t then what should I put my faith in? What I found was an amazing pattern of evidence that matched many of the events recorded in the Bible.”); image & trailer from Episode 1, “The Adventure of Abraham’s Promise”; also offer Patterns of Evidence – Exodus for teens & adults.



“Science Confirms the Bible” – 37 minute YouTube video by Ken Ham of “Answers in Genesis” (AIG); includes 7 video clips.



“The Wild Brothers” 8 volumes, 30 minutes each; trailers from “Welcome to our World”, Volume 1, and “Preparing for Departure”, Volume 7; available as a set or individually; all ages will enjoy the fun adventures of 4 brothers on mission with their parents in Southeast Asia; from Answers in Genesis”(AIG); have video blog on their YouTube channel.


BIBLES:



“The Action Bible” – by Sergio Cariello (comic book format).



CHRISTIAN HISTORY BOOKS for preteens (also in History section):

“Christian Heroes Then & Now” series – by Janet and Geoff Benge; image of “Hudson Taylor” book.



“In God We Trust: Stories of Faith in American History” – by Timothy Crater and Ranelda Hunsicker (could not find bios).


“Kingdom Files” series – by Matt Koceich; image is from “Who Was Daniel?”.




“New England Primer” (from 1776) – reprinted 1991 by David Barton of “Wallbuilders”.




“The Story of In God We Trust: Discovering Our Nation’s Heritage” – by John Hudson Tiner, author of numerous books for older kids (historical biographies and books on science and math).

CHRISTIAN HISTORY DVDs (also in History section):

“Animated Hero Classics” – sample trailer from “Elijah” – by “NEST Entertainment”; 30 minute quality animated stories of heroes throughout history (without their faith being gleaned out):  George Washington, Thomas Edison, Pocahontas, Joan of Arc, Christopher Columbus, the Wright Brothers, William Bradford, the Maccabees, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Graham Bell, Abraham Lincoln, Galileo, Beethoven, Marco Polo, Louis Pasteur, Florence Nightingale, Madame Curie, & Leonardo de Vinci; for each video, a quality coloring book is available; DVDs also available as a complete set.


Sample 5 minute video, “Metaphor in Biblical Poetry” from the “How to Study Your Bible” series; helpful free downloadable videos with active animated drawings & narrated commentary for every book of the Bible and for major themes of the Bible; offers a “Read Scripture” reading plan (view online or download & print) to read through the whole Bible in one year & watch related video teachings as you read – intro video clip.




“Torchlighters: Heroes of the Faith” – by “Christian History Institute” & “Voice of the Martyrs” 30-minute animated true stories of inspirational Christian throughout history: Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther, Amy Carmichael, John Bunyan, John Wesley, Corrie Ten Boom, William Booth, Perpetua, Augustine, Eric Liddell, Samuel Morris, Richard Wurmbrand, Jim Elliott, William Tyndale, & Gladys Aylward; also available as complete set.


CHRISTIAN ONLINE VIDEO GAMES:

“Aetherlight” – online membership video game for Christian youth; “Engage with the Resistance as they begin their immense task of restarting the Great Engines to drive back the fog and find the Great Engineer.”


“David”trailer for new membership Bible video game that brings the story of David alive to youth; still in crowdfunding to complete the rest of David’s life, so membership is free for now.

ONLINE VIDEO CLIPS:

“Creation Ministries International” (CMI) – “Creation for Kids” – articles, games, & activities; see video clips from CMI below.


“David Rives Ministries” (DRM) – sample video clip of “Dinosaur Soft Tissue” has video clips on his website and can subscribe to his YouTube channel; David Rives offers many resources.

“Institute for Creation Research” (ICR) – “That’s a Fact” 1 -2 minute high-quality video clips on various topics.


“KidsPray.tv is for kids, by kids!” – exists “to help kids become spiritual champions and connect with God! To ​empower kids to use their unique gifts to lead other kids in knowing Christ”; see videos on their YouTube channel.

“Pursue God – Kids” sample 3-minute video What is Salvation?”; site to”help kids and families pursue God one topic at a time, at church and at home”.

“The Bible Project”helpful free videos with active animated drawings & narrated commentary for every book of the Bible and for major themes of the Bible; offers “Read Scripture” reading plan (view online or download & print) to read through the whole Bible in one year & watch related video teachings as you read – intro video clip.


NOVELS:

“The Almighty Bible”, A Biblically Accurate Graphic Novel series – by Almighty Bible Team from U.S. & Korea; image from “Joshua & Judges”.

“Chronicles of Narnia” series; sold individually or as a set; image from “Prince Caspian” – by C.S. Lewis.

“Journey to Freedom” – historical novel by Gilbert Morris.


OUTREACH BOOKS (also listed in Outreach section).

PHONE APPS:


SPIRITUAL GROWTH BOOKS – also see Kids’ Bible studies (scroll down page):



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