What’s the Scoop?

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Sometimes the most wonderful sound in the heat of summer can be the music of an ice cream truck. When I was little, the truck selling ice cream in my neighborhood used to play the song “If You’re Happy and You Know It.” My friends and I were always happy when we heard the truck coming down our street! Whether you’re a fan of creamy vanilla ice cream or fruity popsicles, you probably enjoy a cool treat on a hot day. But have you ever heard the “scoop” on where ice cream comes from and how it’s made? Read on! And the next time you enjoy this cool treat in the summer sun, think of the biggest thing we can be happy about: the warmth of God’s deep love for us, which God has shown us especially through his Son, Jesus!

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About the Author

Christin Baker is a full-time stay-at-home mom who also writes for Faith Alive. She is a member of Resurrection Fellowship Church in Grand Rapids, Mich.