Christian Grandparenting Blog

Tips for Dealing With Messy Family Holidays

Tips for Dealing With Messy Family Holidays

For grandparents whose families are affected by divorce, addiction, special needs, or dysfunctionality of any kind, holiday gatherings may look less like the Brady Bunch and more like the Adams Family. Here are tips to help make family gatherings more fun for everyone, whether you are the host or a guest.

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by Nov 8, 2021 2 Comments
Celebrating Advent

Celebrating Advent

The Celebrating Advent booklet is a resource for observing the season of Advent whether you are celebrating it for the first time or the fiftieth. The ideas contained within are plentiful and varied to help meet the constraints of life seasons and to provide “freshness.” As the season approaches, take some time and contemplate how you and your family might make this a meaningful Advent by selecting options that speak to your soul. 

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by Nov 1, 2021 No Comments
Ways to Cultivate a Spirit of Thankfulness

Ways to Cultivate a Spirit of Thankfulness

As October draws to a close and we turn our attention toward Thanksgiving, we are faced with myriad questions. The questions seem endless. Sadly, we often overlook the most important question of all.  How do we cultivate a spirit of thankfulness in our families? We start by looking at ways to reclaim Thanksgiving as a time for giving thanks.

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by Oct 25, 2021 2 Comments
Are you Sowing Seeds of Prayer?

Are you Sowing Seeds of Prayer?

One tiny seed has many potentials. Under the right conditions, a single seed can grow into a plant that will yield a great harvest. Spiritual multiplication is the same. The seed (prayers) that we sow in our grandchildren’s lives will produce a harvest of blessing in the future, even into future generations.

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by Oct 18, 2021 6 Comments
Grandfathers-Spiritual Warriors

Grandfathers-Spiritual Warriors

A grandfather understands the nature of warfare and that our grandchildren are prime targets for the enemy who is seeking to devour them (and us). Develop a strategy for fighting in the power of God on the battlefield for life.

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by Oct 4, 2021 No Comments
On Fire or Burning Out?

On Fire or Burning Out?

Investing in our grandchildren and children is a special assignment and privilege from the Lord that we take very seriously. But, burnout can slowly suck out our enthusiasm and joy. Find the true definition of a successful Christian grandparent.

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by Sep 27, 2021 No Comments
A Gathering of Grandparents

A Gathering of Grandparents

National Legacy Grandparenting Summit 2021
Why do we gather? As grandparents we desire to learn, live, and leave a legacy of faith. We realize that is utterly impossible without the indwelling guidance and wisdom that comes through God’s Word and the Spirit. Undergirding all this is our desire to gather together to pray, praise, and worship our Lord.

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by Sep 20, 2021 No Comments
Sally Talks With God

Sally Talks With God

Prayer is more than a soliloquy or monologue. It’s a conversation, a two-way dialogue, which involves both speaking and listening. Our grandchildren, as well as accounts in the Bible, have the power to teach us much about our conversations with God.

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by Sep 13, 2021 No Comments
The Legacy Of A Godly Grandparent

The Legacy Of A Godly Grandparent

As grandparents, we want to make a difference in the lives of our grandchildren – a lasting difference – the kind of difference that will last into eternity. Consider how your grandchildren, when they are adults, will reflect on the legacy you will leave.

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by Aug 30, 2021 No Comments