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|Title: God's Very Good Idea
By: Trillia Newbell
Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: Good Book Company
Publication Date: 2017
Dimensions: 10.20 X 8.70 (inches)
|Weight: 15 ounces
Series: Tales That Tell the Truth
Stock No: WW982218
Gods very good idea is to have lots of different people enjoying loving him and loving each other. This stunningly illustrated journey from the garden of Eden to Gods heavenly throne room shows how despite our sinfulness, everyone can be a part of Gods very good idea through the saving work of Christ.
This book celebrates diversity and will help children see how people from all ethnic and social backgrounds are valuable to God and how Jesus came to rescue all kinds of people. It will also excite them about being part of church - God's delightfully different family.
Catalina Echeverri is a Colombian freelance illustrator specializing in children's books. She is based in London, UK, and illustrated the best-selling The Garden, The Curtain and the Cross.
Trillia J. Newbell is a prominent voice on issues of faith, family, and diversity and has been widely published, including on numerous websites, such as Desiring God, Christianity Today, and the Gospel Coalition. She is currently an acquisitions editor for Moody Publishers and previously worked for several years as the Director of Community Outreach for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. Trillia lives near Nashville with her husband, Thern, and their children.
This book is not only a good idea to read as a family, it's a delightfully great way to be part of God's good idea! With vibrant illustrations that dance, and rich, wise words that point to the most beautiful Truths and Truth Himself, this is a book that could change our families, the church, this generation.- Ann Voskamp, New York Times bestselling author of One Thousand Gifts and The Broken Way
Parents, I highly recommend getting this book and reading it with your kids. So good and so helpful.- Matt Chandler, Pastor, The Village Church, Flower Mound, Texas; President, Acts 29
God-centered, clear, and helpful. I highly recommend this book. Blair Linne, Spoken-word artist
God's Very Good Idea is a beautiful book, both in its pictures and in its faithful gospel lessons on what it means for all of us to be made in God's image. This work will shape young minds and hearts to love others and the Creator whose image we all bear.- Russell Moore, President of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission; author of Onward
I will hang onto this book in the hope that I can some day read it to my grandchildren.- Tim Challies, Author and blogger
Why didn't someone write this book decades ago? A gentle and delightful introduction to a crucial topic.- Jonathan Leeman, Author and father of four
As a mom of six young bi-racial sons, I'm so very grateful for Trillia's beautiful and joy-filled account of God's design and purpose in creating us all uniquely. - Ruth Chou Simons, Artist and author of GraceLaced; founder of gracelaced.com
This book is a treasure and a joy for our family.- Aaron and Jamie Ivey, Musician, and host of The Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey podcast
Touching and beautiful, this will engage kids and their parents too!- Nancy Guthrie, Bible teacher and author
Compelling and captivating.- Champ Thornton, Author of The Radical Book for Kids
What a great resource to share with the next generation.- Gloria Furman, Author of Missional Motherhood and Alive in Him
A delight. Cuddle up with a little one and share the news of Gods very good idea. -Melissa Kruger, Author of Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood
This is a winner with my children. This book is stepping onto the less-trodden path to address an urgent topic, as it helps children see the care God took of creating each and every person different and wonderful. -Ed Drew, Founder and Director of faithinkids.org
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