Oct 09, 2012 and as the most popular book in the world, he couldnt fathom that most people werent aware of the bibles stories. When jesus taught his first disciples, he used things they were familiar with, like sheep, fish and bread. Oct 01, 20 brendan powell smith is the author of the bestselling brick bible series for adults and two childrens books in the brick bible for kids series. Next, i ordered emily givens two fantastic building faith brick by brick lego curriculum books. Lego minifigures lego minifigures bring new play possibilities and openended creativity to any lego set. The worlds largest, most comprehensive illustrated bible.
Catholic lego challenge presents a challenge each month for kids to create something out of lego that also helps them learn about the faith. If you are looking for a fun and engaging way for generations to learn together, try offering an event like this as a wednesday night program or a sunday morning program for all ages. Gather the whole family to watch the story of the birth of jesus illustrated using only lego bricks as part of the brick bible for kids series of storybooks for younger children. Each player draws a card that has one of the stories from my book of bible stories. The bible story of david, told by j rhys productions, part 1. The complete set and the brick chronicle history series. Sturdy, hardbound copies of the bible that are appropriate for kids. The website has hundreds of pictures of bible scenes made out of lego.
I realized the author was an atheist simply by reading the book. With more than 175 photographs in all, the brick testament. As a mom, grandmother, and counselor, i really appreciate books like this. Ive read the lego bible online but i havent seen any playsets available to buy. This book is great for kids to combine their love of legos with the bible. Lego biblethe brick bible vsp news very scary planet. The brick bible for kids legoillustrated bible stories for. Every story is accompanied by original verses from scripture and photographs of intricately detailed models composed out of thousands of lego bricks. He has produced nearly five thousand illustrations retelling over four hundred bible stories.
Skilled lego fans have no problem with this, however if someone is not that familiar with freebuilding with lego this could be a challenge. Another variation is to read one of the stories along with the account in the bible. Lego, the lego logo, the minifigure, duplo, legends of chima, ninjago, bionicle, mindstorms and mixels are trademarks and s of the lego group. Building faith brick by brick offers a culturally relevant, handson way to explore faith stories with a broad range of ages. Brendan has been sharing his lego bible creations since 2001 on his website. See more ideas about lego bible, bible stories and lego. Please help as my church is creating a lego series of bible stories. The brick testament is a project created by elbe spurling in which bible stories are illustrated using still photographs of dioramas constructed entirely out of lego bricks. The new testament is that everyone, from the most devout christian to nonbelievers, will find something illuminating, fascinating, or entertaining within this impressive collection. Throughout stories are retold using passages from the bible, with chapter and verse cited. But he was pierced for our transgressions he was crushed for our iniquities. Jul 25, 2015 the bible story of david, told by j rhys productions, part 1. An imaginative way to explore the bible with children by emily given engages children with multiple learning styles using a familiar medium lego bricks offers a culturally relevant, handson way to explore faith stories with a broad range of ages.
Adam and eve, cain and abel, noahs ark, sodom and gomorrah, the tower of babel, and more. Every story is accompanied by original verses from scripture and photographs of intricately. Smith portrays jesus birth, miracles, last supper, and death and resurrection with meticulous attention to detail. Based on the same colors as the popular wordless book, this gospel presentation idea uses lego bricks to share the message of salvation with children. Shadrach, meshach and abednego bible story verses and meaning. Gather the whole family to watch the story of the birth of jesus illustrated using only lego bricks as part of the brick bible for kids series of storybooks. Get an autographed copy direct from the author, or find it at retailers such as.
Mar 28, 2017 the story of shadrach, meschach, and abednego from the bible book of daniel 6 tells us of three jewish boys who refused to bow down to the king of babylon, king nebuchadnezzer. Oct 08, 2009 the brick testament the bible retold in lego the worlds most comprehensive illustrated online bible, the brick testament, tells the stories of the good book in lego models. After what it said are complaints about the mature nature of the brick bible, the national retailer has pulled copies of brendan smiths. May 01, 2017 the story of our lords passion retold in lego. The brick testament the bible retold in lego the worlds most comprehensive illustrated online bible, the brick testament, tells the stories of the good book in lego models. This book includes six classic bible stories and is complete with a fun searchandfind activity at the end of each story for additional lego fun. Ive bought a bucket of old lego bricks and some lego designer software and ill build him a playset in time for his birthday. Mar 03, 2014 this leaves lego fans with no choice but to make up their own custom lego creations and minifigures if they would like to create a scene from the bible. This book is far more graphic than it is necessary to be. You can read all about it in my book, building faith, brick by brick. Mar 07, 2012 lego my bible works with various ages in a number of settings. Brick testament illustrates over 400 bible stories with. It grew out of one congregation s realization that there was a large group of firstgrade boys who needed to engage in a new way of interacting with the biblical story.
Oct 01, 2012 elbe spurling born september 7, 1973 is an american transgender artist, author, and moralist best known for the brick bible book series published under her birth name brendan powell smithan ongoing project to illustrate the entire bible in lego building blocks. Smith lives with family seneca, lila, and john and kitties julep, gimlet, and moonshine. When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. Each person then creates their own model using various lego pieces to represent the story. This site is in no way sponsored, authorized or endorsed by the lego. Stories from the book of genesis, the brick testament. The project began as a website in october 2001 that featured six stories from the book of genesis, and is completely unaffiliated with the lego company. One resource that i do not recommend is the brick bible which is a book that uses legos to tell bible stories. Can you name the lego bible books based on a picture given that is from that book. Wordless book with legos let the little children come. Furthermore, his book series which compile snapshots of his lego illustrations on the story of the ten commandments, stories from the book of genesis, and the story of christmas has been translated into several languages, including german, japanese, korean, swedish, danish, and hungarian. People look to the bible as a moral guide, but dont really know it well, he says. This site is in no way sponsored, authorized or endorsed by the lego company.
Feb 07, 20 i want to create a playset that educates the stories of the bible so my son learns as he plays. Elaine, i noticed a number of tmies in the brick bible where the author appeared to intentionally leave out key information in order to misrepresent biblical stories as self contradictory. The brick testament the bible retold in lego telegraph. How to dress your lego minifigures as biblical characters. Dec 07, 2017 generations engaging bible stories together. Elbe spurling presents the brick bible book series and website. The lego bible originally started out as a project by brendan powell smith in which bible stories are illustrated using stillphotographs of lego dioramas. The bible contains material some may consider morally objectionable andor inappropriate for children. Children love to collect and bring inspiring new characters into their lego universe, where they can play out their own imaginative stories and recreate scenes from their favorite lego movies. Sure, the bible talks about circumcisions and beheadings, but this book shows graphic images of lego people having their penis cut off or being beheaded.
Once each person is done, the others try to guess the story. It originally featured six stories from the book of genesis and expanded from there. Oct 01, 2003 with more than 175 photographs in all, the brick testament. A perfect introduction to the bible and the act of prayer for young children.
Brendan powell smith is the author of the bestselling brick bible series for adults and two childrens books in the brick bible for kids series. Stories from the book of genesis features ten classic tales as youve never seen them before. The graphic novel format makes these cherished stories come to life in a fun and engaging way. We asked the congregation for donations of lego and within a week, our lego donation box was overflowing. Jesus is born, jesus walks on water, the last supper, the crucifixion. Jun 18, 2019 from genesis to revelation, the bible is full of stories that have a purpose, some of which are used to remember the wonderful things that god has done for us and to help parents teach their children how god wants them to live through the examples of the lives of the people we read about therein.
Brendan powell smith is the author of the brick bible for kids series, as well as books for adults, including the brick bible. The brick bible books have taken the world by storm, and now, for the first time, brendan powell. Oct 21, 20 116 of over 1,000 results for lego bible the brick bible. It is written by an atheist and it is not a good bible. Teaching bible stories through lego playsets christian forums. The title is slightly misleading, as it only contains stories from of the 66 39 books of the old testament, but thats still enough to fill 270 pages of.602 175 691 1325 1217 1007 1296 1314 1078 645 143 762 274 918 211 1006 558 697 1288 44 1421 1027 191 70 1204 634 72 803 223 1516 677 13 945 1115 293 1 797 304 1443 119 1403