Wowif youre looking for a fresh devotional on the Gospel of Mark which packages the best scholarship into 100 bite-sized portions that your preteens will love to read, then look no further. Best News Ever by Chris Morphew is the best study of Mark for this age-group that Ive ever seen. Older children (and their parents!) will find each 2-page devotional engaging (Chris is a brilliant storyteller), enlightening (hes a master teacher), and incredibly encouraging (again and again he shines the spotlight on our Savior)! I hope youll get copies for the 9-to-12-year-olds in your lifeand then read it with them!
Best News Ever makes a way for my ten-year-old to independently spend 100 days reading, learning, and praying through the Gospel of Mark. Morphew warmly invites pre-teen readers to engage with the Biblical text first and then acts as a friendly tutor, guiding them through context, comprehension, application, and prayer. As a mother of five, Im grateful to find a hands-on tool to assist growing disciples as they learn to walk confidently and responsibly through Scripture
Best News Ever walks us through Marks Gospel to see and learn and think through how the truth about Jesus might change our lives forever. Its a great mix of detail, background and big picture, delivered in really manageable, day-by-day readings
Best News Ever is a practical, accessible and contemporary guide through the Gospel of Mark. Its the perfect growth tool for middle graders considering Christ.
Best News Ever is beautifully written, such that the reader is turning the page always eager for more. Chris Morphew is able to faithfully explain profound theology with simplicity and clarity. Highly recommended!
Reading Chris Morphews Best News Ever is like having a friendly conversation with him about the Gospel of Mark. I recommend every pre-teen and young person to have this book by their bedside.
Best News Ever is an excellent tool for parents and pastors to place in the hands of their maturing child. For those who are passionate about passing the faith on to the next generation, this is a vital tool for the young Christian seeking to deepen their understanding of the gospel of Jesus Christ
Are you looking for a great way to engage your kids in Gods word? Chris Morphews devotional connects older children and young people with the Gospel of Mark to discover Jesusthe only one who can give us lasting joy. Truly the Best News Ever!
Chris Morphew moves through the life of Jesus with the creativity of a novelist, the clarity of an experienced teacher, and the passion of someone deeply devoted to Jesus Christ. By letting Marks Gospel tell the gospel, Best News Ever makes good on the promise of its title. I highly recommend it!
Chris Morphew takes young readers seriously. Best News Ever is simple, but not simplistic. Its interactiveencouraging you to think and to respond. In one word: BRILLIANT!
Best News Ever is a brilliantly written, simple, easy-to-engage-with walk through the Gospel of Mark, that helps you engage with the text in manageable and relatable chunks, helpfully unpacking it and offering suggestions of ways you can put it into practice in your life.
In Best News Ever Chris provides a super-readable guide to Marks Gospel. He has a clear talent for writing on a level which is easily accessible for a younger audience and never patronising. There are also jokes about John the Baptists fashion choices, something sadly lacking in many commentaries. The only danger with Best News Ever is that you will want to read it all in one go, instead of pacing it out over 100 days!
Best News Ever is a heartfelt journey through one of the most important books in the Bible. Whether youre a believer or just curious about Jesus, this devotional book will help you develop a deeper understanding of him.
What a brilliantly accessible, highly engaging Bible reading resource is for both tweens and their families. The daily descriptive commentary on a short passage is chatty, readable and clear, and packed with helpful explanations and relevant illustrations. A great easy-to-use tool to help young people see Jesus character in the richness of Marks Gospel.