June 10, 2015

Bedtime Devotions with Jesus Book Review


Trustworthy devotional moms and dads can use to make bedtime family time, faith time.

After the busyness of the day is done, before your child nods off to sleep, snuggle up to read God's Word and daily reminders about how much He loves and takes care of us. Bedtime Devotions with Jesus is a collection of prayers and devotions written by pastors, pastor's wives, children's ministers, and other church leaders. In this book are valuable lessons on such topics as thankfulness, obedience, trusting God, being kind, loving others, and many more. God's Word comes alive using simple language, and the devotions are featured with delightful illustrations of teddy bears. This book will teach children ages 4-8 the value and joy of spending time with God every day.

Each devotional includes a scripture, a brief devotional reading, a prayer, and a meaningful takeaway that helps children build a strong foundation of faith. This is the first children's book in the hugely popular MyDaily™ Devotional line. Devotionals for adults in the MyDaily series have sold more than 173,000 copies.

About the Author
    Dr. Johnny Hunt is the senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Woodstock, Georgia. He is a sought after speaker who holds conferences each year for men, senior adults, and youth. He is the president of Timothy Barnabas Ministry designed to encourage pastors and their wives. Devotionals by Johnny Hunt include The One Year Devotional Prayer Book, The One Year Devotional Prayer Book Vol. 2, Pathway to Discipleship, and Walk Through the Word.


My Thoughts
   Bedtime Devotions with Jesus is a cute beginning devotional for new parents to share with their little ones.  It's a great way to wind down your child's busy day and incorporate daily worship into their day.  Although the Bedtime Devotions with Jesus is billed as a book for early readers, I found it to be perfect for sharing with younger children.  

The devotions are brief, easy to read and Bedtime Devotions with Jesus is artfully illustrated with cute animated drawings of teddy bears.  All in all a great book to gift and / or share.


Buy It
   Visit Thomas Nelson to purchase your copy of Bedtime Devotions with Jesus.

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Max and Ruby: Sharing and Caring Now on Nickelodeon DVD

Having a brother or sister isn’t always easy, but Max and Ruby show the importance of working together, and resolving differences in respectful and supportive ways, in the brand new DVD, Max and Ruby: Sharing and Caring. The DVD features 12 “tails,” each with an important lesson that helps preschoolers develop important social skills, including kindness and listening. Created by Nickelodeon and distributed by Paramount Home Media, Max and Ruby: Sharing and Caring is available at stores nationwide.

Max and Ruby: Sharing and Caring includes the following episodes:
  • Picture Perfect/ Detective Ruby/ Superbunny Saves the Cake
  • Max’s Ride/ Max on Guard/ Ruby’s Real Tea Party
  • The Bunny Who Cried Lobster/ Max and the Three Bears/ Little Ruby Hen
  • Ruby's Autograph/ A Toy for Baby Huffington/ Max's Big Dig

June 09, 2015

See Tom Hanks In The First Look at DreamWorks Pictures' BRIDGE OF SPIES, the Dramatic Thriller Directed by Steven Spielberg!


A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events, DreamWorks Pictures/Fox 2000 Pictures’ “Bridge of Spies” tells the story of James Donovan, a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot. Screenwriters Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen have woven this remarkable experience in Donovan’s life into a story inspired by true events that captures the essence of a man who risked everything and vividly brings his personal journey to life.

Keep reading below the jump for a sneak peek.

June 08, 2015

New Releases from Nickelodeon featuring TMNT Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The Turtles from the 2003 hit-animated series have re-emerged in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Search for Splinter and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: NYC Showdown, bringing some of the biggest adventures from season one of this classic series back to DVD in two exciting volumes, each offered at a great value price! Created by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Search for Splinter and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: NYC Showdown are both available on DVD June 9!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Search For Splinter Episodes:

  • Things Change–In the first episode of this series, the Turtles and Master Splinter are suddenly attacked by a horde of Mouser robots! These mechanical menaces chomp through stone, steel, and even Turtles, until the roof of the Turtle’s sewer-lair caves in, separating our heroes from their beloved Master. Now the Turtles must abandon their home of 15 years and find their missing master. On the way, they have to deal with collapsed sewer tunnels, the Purple Dragon street gang and a small army of mysterious, highly trained ninjas!
  • The Search for Splinter, Part 1–After the frustrated Turtles exhaust their search for Splinter, their suspicions turn to the Guardians and the trail soon leads them to a non-descript building. The initials of its company name spell out “TCRI”–the same letters stamped onto the canister of ooze responsible for their mutation. Now with two reasons to infiltrate that building, the Turtles recruit both April and Casey to help get them inside.
  • The Search for Splinter, Part 2–In this conclusion of the two-part season finale, the Turtles successfully infiltrate the mysterious TCRI building, where they manage to sneak into its inner sanctum and locate the unconscious Splinter inside a stasis tank. They also discover that there’s more to the technicians inside than meets the eye.



Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: NYC Showdown Episodes:


  • Return to New York, Part 1-The Turtles return to New York with one goal in mind--to destroy Shredder once and for all. With April providing remote computer assistance from the lair, the Turtles begin their assault on the Foot Headquarters skyscraper, fighting their way to the top, floor by floor. They must overcome an army of Foot Ninja Guards and the deadly cloaking Foot Tech Ninja, but no one is quite prepared for what they encounter inside a Foot Genetics lab.
  • Return to New York, Part 2-The Turtles and Splinter continue to fight their way up through the Foot Headquarters skyscraper, facing down three misshapen Mutant Shredder Clones, a hallway of traps and never-before-seen supernatural foes known as the Mystic Ninja. Finally, they reach their goal--the top floor and Shredder's throne room--but they must confront Shredder's deadly Foot Elite Ninja. Things really get out of hand when Stockman, in a souped-up exo-suit, crashes the party…literally.
Return to New York, Part 3-With Stockman showing up in the middle of the final battle between our heroes and Shredder, everything is thrown into chaos, temporarily forcing the Turtles to team up with Shredder and Hun to defeat Stockman before he annihilates them all. Once Stockman is eliminated, the final fight continues as the Turtles face the ultimate challenge high atop Shredder’s skyscraper.





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BUBBLE GUPPIES: THE PUPPY AND THE RING Available on @NickelodeonDVD

The Bubble Guppies embark on four magical adventures in the all-new Bubble Guppies: The Puppy and the Ring DVD. Join Molly, Gil and their puppy as they venture through the three magical realms of Bubbledom, a mythical land full of secrets and sorcery, where they’ll meet the spritely Flutterguppies, the fun-loving Snow Guppy and the mysterious Underguppy.

This DVD collection also features three additional adventure-filled episodes. Produced by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution, Bubble Guppies: The Puppy and the Ring is available on DVD for the suggested retail price of $14.99.



The Bubble Guppies: The Puppy and the Ring includes the following episodes:

  • The Puppy and the Ring – Bubbledom is in danger when the evil Night Wizard takes the Ring from the benevolent Sun King. Join Molly and Gil as they race to return the Ring of the Sun to its rightful owner by sundown. It could be “night-night” for everyone until the end of time!
  • Sir Nonny the Nice! – Nonny is on a quest to become a real knight. He has a shield and suit of armor, but does he have what it takes to win a knightly game of mini-golf?
  • Bubble-Cadabra! – The Bubble Guppies discover magic when they stand in for a missing magician and attempt the world’s greatest trick–making an elephant disappear.
  • The Wizard of Oz-tralia! – After Molly and Gil meet Bobby, a nature show host from Australia, they can't wait to learn all about Australian animals. From marsupials to the amazing platypus, the Guppies can't get enough of the creatures Down Under.
The Bubble Guppies: The Puppy and the Ring is available wherever Nickelodeon DVDs are sold including Nick.com, Amazon and Walmart.

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