Christian Grandparenting Blog

Identity in Christ: How the Bible Answers the Question “Who Am I?”

Identity in Christ: How the Bible Answers the Question “Who Am I?”

“Who am I?” Every grandchild asks themselves this question. It is the challenge of childhood and hunt of humanity to discover ones identity. Society shouts to children, attempting to convince them that they can create their own identity. This document will introduce you to identity in Christ so that we may achieve the goal of helping young people understand and live out a God-defined, Jesus-centered, and gospel-driven identity.

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by Jul 10, 2020 No Comments
Choices Have Consequences

Choices Have Consequences

“ He thought to himself, ‘What shall I do?’” Luke 12:17a  It's true--choices do have consequences. In Jesus’ parable of the rich fool, the man in this story chose not to involve God in his decisions. Notice how he responds to the wealth he...

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by Jul 3, 2020 4 Comments
My Life is Short, but My Legacy is Not!

My Life is Short, but My Legacy is Not!

(Lesson #4: Lessons I've Learned as a Grandparent.. and Am Still Learning) As a grandparent with grandchildren who are old enough to have children themselves, I am confronted daily with the reality of my mortality. More than seven decades of life...

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by Jun 6, 2020 No Comments
Lesson #3 I’ve Learned As a Grandparent

Lesson #3 I’ve Learned As a Grandparent

Creating a Safe Place is More Important Than Proving My Point It took me a while, but I now realize my grandchildren don’t need my ‘wisdom’ as much as they need the assurance that I’m a safe person with whom they can discuss the hard issues and not...

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by May 29, 2020 1 Comment
What’s a Grandparent To Do?

What’s a Grandparent To Do?

The lifestyle changes we have all been forced to adopt for ourselves in these last few weeks have made most of us, in locked down communities, at least in locked down communities, face a new kind of disconnectedness. For example, it no longer...

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by Apr 18, 2020 No Comments
Why Are You So Afraid?

Why Are You So Afraid?

You of little faith, why are you so afraid? -Matthew 8:26 Let’s face it, fear is a normal reality of human experience. When faced with the unknown, whether doing something we’ve never done before, or caught in something terrifying like a tornado,...

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by Apr 17, 2020 No Comments