In Animation and Audiobook
The Lightlings come to life through this colorful and powerful animatic based on the book! Watch the beautiful illustrations dance across the screen to a musical soundtrack as Dr. Sproul tells the story of these tiny beings.
In The Lightlings, Dr. R.C. Sproul weaves an allegorical tale that captures the essence of the biblical story of redemption in a manner that will fascinate and delight children. A race of tiny beings known as lightlings are a picture of humanity as they pass through all the stages of the biblical drama – creation, fall, and redemption. In the end, children will understand why some people fear light more than darkness, but why they need never fear darkness again.
Discussion Points for Parents and Children in The Lightlings:
- Who is the real king of light?
- Who are the lightlings?
- The king made the lightlings to shine like him! What was special about God’s creation of people?
- Who is the real baby lightling who shined so brightly?
And there are several more!
About the Author:
From Pastor and Professor of Theology to Children’s Story Writer!
Dr. R. C. Sproul is founder and chairman of Ligonier Ministries, an international Christian education ministry located near Orlando, Florida. He served as co-pastor of Saint Andrew’s Chapel in Sanford, Florida until his homegoing to the Lord in 2017 . He was also chancellor of Reformation Bible College and executive editor of Tabletalk magazine. Ligonier Ministries began in 1971 as the Ligonier Valley Study Center in Ligonier, PA. In an effort to respond more effectively to the growing demand for Dr. Sproul’s teachings and the ministry’s other educational resources, the general offices were moved to Orlando in 1984, and the ministry was renamed.
Dr. Sproul’s teaching can be heard on the program Renewing Your Mind, which is broadcast on hundreds of radio outlets in the United States and in more than forty countries worldwide. Dr. Sproul has produced more than three hundred lecture series and has recorded more than 80 video series on subjects such as the history of philosophy, theology, Bible study, apologetics, and Christian living
He has written more than 100 books, including The Holiness of God and Everyone’s a Theologian. But everyone was surprised when he began to write children’s books – everyone but his family and his grandchildren, in particular, who knew his story-telling skills!
Dr. Sproul holds degrees from Westminster College, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, the Free University of Amsterdam, and Whitefield Theological Seminary, and he has had a distinguished academic teaching career at various colleges and seminaries, including Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando and Jackson, Mississippi. He is ordained as a teaching elder in the Presbyterian Church in America.