Author(s): Andrew McDonough
With big, bright cartoon illustrations, the Lost Sheep series brings the stories and teachings of the Bible to life with a distinctly Aussie sense of humour! Ages 4-8. You may know Basil the Branch, but do you know where his story began? Has Basil always been part of the Vine? Who is this mysterious gardener and can he be trusted? What is the true cost of a fruitful life? If you want answers, read The Gardener and the Vine. This Story is based on: Romans 6:3-7. Related Bible passages include: John 15:1-8, Romans 11:17-24, Ephesians 2:12-13, Galatians 5:22-23, Galatians 2:20, Genesis 49:22, Colossians 1:19-20, Psalm 80:8-13, Psalm 24:1, Psalm 148:7-10 Main Theme: New life in Christ. Other themes: God's goodness, cross, Easter, salvation, God's family, creation, Fruitful living, trust, faith
Andrew McDonough is a gifted Australian pastor, teacher and storyteller with a heart for children. His years of ministry include working amongst the homeless and advocating for refugees. Andrew's creative talents and passion for the gospel have combined to produce the outstanding Lost Sheep series of biblical stories.