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The Word and the Power of Words – Dr. Mark Hamby – Lamplighter Ministries, Part 2

In a day when children are influenced by video games and media, how do we get our children to read? Culture is unraveling all around us. We must use our time wisely. How do books fit into that to grow us spiritually?

Dr. Mark Hamby joins Yvette Hampton to talk about the WORD and the power of words.

For over 30 years, Dr. Mark Hamby has been using stories of Christlike character to offer Christ-centered hope around the world. Dr. Hamby is the founder and president of Lamplighter Ministries which has published over 235 books from 17th to 19th-century literature plus 28 audio dramas heard by millions across 30 countries. Dr. Hamby holds several masters degrees and a doctorate in ministry. He speaks and writes about how to find hope and healing for the problems in our families, media, culture, and literature.

​​Mark and his wife Debbie are the executive producers of Lamplighter Theater which adapts Lamplighter books into dramatic audios.

Come back tomorrow for the rest of this conversation.

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Interview with Dr. Mark Hamby of Lamplighter Ministries

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Dr. Mark Hamby weighs in on the following questions:

  • Is it ok for children to read Harry Potter, Call of the Wild, classic books such as The Scarlet Letter, and other books such as the popular dystopian books?
  • How can parents encourage their kids to read good literature? What about the kid who HATES to read or really struggles with it?
  • Does the Bible really tell parents specifically what books their children should be reading.
  • How can we as parents develop discernment in an age of distraction?
  • What are your all time favorite books and of them, which one’s have changed your life the most?

Scripture References:

Philippians 4:8 ESV

“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.”

Proverbs 4:23 ESV

“Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.”

Psalm 51:10 ESV

“Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.”

Ecclesiastes 12:13 ESV

“The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man”

Recommended Resources:
Watch Dr. Hamby’s video, The Epic Battle between Wisdom and Folly

To contact or learn more about Dr. Mark Hamby, please visit DrMarkHamby.com.

 

Visit Lamplighter.net for great books and audio dramas.

To learn more about The Masters Guild, the college program hosted by Lamplighter Ministries, visit TheMastersGuild.net.

 

English Standard Version (ESV)

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.

 

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Podcast Topics: Dr. Mark Hamby, Lamplighter Ministries, Lamplighter Theater, Audio Drama, Audiobooks, Reading, Books, Words, The Word, Wisdom, Proverbs, Solomon, Ecclesiastes, Digital Distraction, Yvette Hampton, Interview, Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution, Homeschool Movie, Homeschool Documentary, Homeschool Podcast, Christian, Parenting Podcast

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About the Author
Yvette Hampton - Host Yvette is a homeschool mom through and through, but it wasn't supposed to be this way. Like so many other homeschoolers, Yvette and her husband, Garritt, said they would NEVER homeschool their kids, but God had other plans. Yvette is the producer and host of the upcoming documentary, Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution, being directed by her husband, Garritt Hampton. As a mom who is concerned for the future of this generation and the future of our country, Yvette has a deep passion to see a culture shift by encouraging people through the truth of God’s Word. Her greatest joy in life is being a wife and mom! - - - - - - - - - - - - In the fall of 2016, she and her family sold their home and almost all of their possessions, loaded up in an RV, and began traveling the country to film Schoolhouse Rocked. They have a passion for the homeschool community and are humbled and honored that the Lord has called them to tell the stories of the millions of families who have been impacted by the homeschool revolution. - - - - - - - - - - - - Yvette and Garritt have been married since 1995. They have two daughters, Brooklyn and Lacey, who they have homeschooled since the very beginning. - - - - - - - - - - - - To see the Schoolhouse Rocked movie trailer and find out more visit SchoolhouseRocked.com. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Aby Rinella - Cohost Aby Rinella is homeschool mom to 3, writer, speaker and director of her local homeschool support group. She writes and speaks to encourage and inspire women to live the life they were designed to live, to train up their children in God’s Word and to stand on truth in a culture that has lost its foundation. Aby and her husband, Jesse, love the outdoors and speak and write on the benefits of pointing children to their Creator by spending time in His creation. Aby is a featured speaker for the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo. - - - - - - - - - - - - Read more from Aby at CalledToTheTop.com. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Garritt Hampton - Producer Garritt is a entertainment industry veteran who got his start in the record industry before moving into film. His credits include some of the biggest movies of the last decade, including Interstellar, Furious 7, TRON: Legacy, GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, and many more. He is passionate about using his talents to build up the family and glorify God.