Author Visit — Simonetta Carr

September 14th, 2023

Students in grades 5-8 enjoyed a visit on Thursday from award-winning author Simonetta Carr. Ms. Carr spoke to them about the importance of studying church history. The students offered good reasons of their own for studying history, and Ms. Carr added the quotation: “The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.” (Ms. Carr is from Italy and now lives in California.) How wonderful it is to be able to study the different ways people in God’s church have done things throughout history. We have so much to learn from them! It’s a way to learn about the Christian family tree, to understand your beliefs better, to be able to provide a defense of your faith, and to appreciate, with humility and charity, the various ways of living out the Christian faith. Ms. Carr has written over twenty books for young people, including many biographies. Most of the titles can be found or ordered locally at Reformation Heritage Books. Additional titles can be found on Amazon. Copies of her newest book, Church History, are available in the Trinitas office through the end of next week if you would like to purchase one. Ms. Carr has also recently started a podcast for kids: Kids Talk Church History. You might want to check it out for the car ride!