Jak and the Scarlet Thread

Jak and the Scarlet Thread

Oct 10, 2011

Jak and the Scarlet Thread by Nathan Anderson

This summer I got to preview a brand new book called Jak and the Scarlet Thread by Nathan Anderson. This book caught my attention and held it all the way to the very last page. Jak and the Scarlet Thread is action packed and captures the reader imagination. The story begins with Jak losing his grandmother and him finding a magical book that transfers him, his cousin, his grandpa, and even his little dog into one of the greatest books ever written – the Bible. The reason I love this book is that it is geared towards young readers who are looking for fantasy stories such as Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, or even Twilight. It presents one of the greatest messages ever given to us which is the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Not only does it introduce these young readers to this incredible message but they also meet historical biblical characters such as Adam & Eve, Cain, Noah, and many more. Jak and the Scarlet Thread deals with elements such as: death, good vs. evil, and sacrifice while at the same time presents a story that is completely filled with life and hope.

This week I’ll be giving away signed copies of this book, doing an video interview with the author, and teaming up with other ministry blogs to get the word out about this book.

Here is my reason why: I believe that we as Christian, need to do more than just mimic culture; don’t get me wrong I’m not saying we shouldn’t use the culture that kids live in to try in reach kids for Christ. I just believe that it is time that we also start creating culture, we serve a creative God. I would love to see this book reach more than just the kids that are in church but those that could potentially read this story and be introduced to the Bible for the first time. I also would love to see more stories in this genre became mainstream so that we have alternatives to the often darker stories told. I’m not being payed for this review, I am merely endorsing and encouraging an author that creating culture.
Two autographed copies of “Jak and the Scarlet Thread” will be given away to readers of Creative Kids Pastor.

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Nathan Anderson is a writer, speaker, radio host,and musician intent on teaching families the Bible in ways that grab their souls and set them on fire to know God. He graduated from Bethel Seminary with a Master of Arts in Theological Studies, and spent ten years pastoring in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Nathan host a nightly radio show for kids, Nite Lite and he is the author of a young adult/tween fantasy novel series called Jak and the Scarlet Thread that will take readers through the entire Bible.

Follow Nathan Anderson:
Blog: http://www.bighungryplanet.com/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/nathanandersonj
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1190508947

Buy his book Jak and the Scarlet Thread:
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