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The “Other” Grandparents: In-laws or Outlaws?

The “Other” Grandparents: In-laws or Outlaws?

When you dreamed of becoming a grandparent, I doubt that sharing your grandchild with another set of grandparents was on your radar. We’re not even sure exactly what terms to use to describe that “other” set of grandparents. Are they in-laws or outlaws? Are they...

Becoming Christ-Reflecting Grandfathers

Becoming Christ-Reflecting Grandfathers

Praise God for godly grandmothers. How many Christians have given testimony of the influence their godly grandmother had on their lives?  But, hey, what about us grandfathers? How can we Christian grandfathers also impact the coming generations with the Gospel of...

Hidden Treasure

Hidden Treasure

Now to Him who is able to do so much more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us, to Him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever.  Eph 3:20, 21 Life is full of surprises, isn’t...

Are You a Prayerful and Careful Grandparent?

Are You a Prayerful and Careful Grandparent?

 "Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by ceasing to pray for you, and I will instruct you in the good and the right way.  Only fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your...

Will You Leave a Better Inheritance for Your Grandchildren?

Will You Leave a Better Inheritance for Your Grandchildren?

An ancient biblical proverb says: “A good man leaves an inheritance for his children’s children.” What kind of inheritance is worth leaving to my grandchildren that will make their lives more rich and full? Undoubtedly, such an inheritance involves more than money,...

The Power of Camp!

The Power of Camp!

The front of my favourite T-shirt…and every word is true!  I know.  I’ve been there-done-that for the past 64 years.  Recognizing my love of nature and the out-of-doors (I never came “in” until the streetlights went on), my parents, who were NOT...

Waiting and Watching for Answers to Prayer

Waiting and Watching for Answers to Prayer

Five of our nine adult children have children of their own, ranging in age from 1-21. We have now spent decades in prayer for these grandchildren, beginning even before they were born. This is both a privilege and a challenge. It is a privilege to bring them before...

Intentional Travelers

Intentional Travelers

“Whoever welcomes a little child like this in my name welcomes me.”  Matthew 18:5 Effective parenting and grandparenting demands intentionality.  Every day we stand at a crossroads and must choose the path we will walk—the path marked “My Agenda”...

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