Author Archives : Ben

Tell the Old, Old Stories 2

“I will open my mouth in a parable. I will utter dark sayings from of old, things that we have heard and known, that our fathers have told us.” – Psalm 78:2-3 Jesus used parables to convey spiritual truths to the people. Some “got it” and some didn’t. He spoke in obscure sayings that puzzled […]

Sharing Christ With Your Grandchildren

Have you ever told your children or grandchildren how God worked in your life to draw you to Jesus? This is a hard question. Hard because we don’t really know or understand it ourselves. I want to encourage you to take time to ask your Father and to listen as He speaks to your heart. […]

No Retirement for Parents…

Finally, the kids are grown, starting their own families and now my wife and I can do what we want to do. The kids are on their own. We had to learn the hard way, so if we could do it, so can they……. I have heard well meaning Christian men say that very thing. […]

Dear Son, You are now a father….

Dear Son, The day has come that your child has been born, and you are now a father. The task before you is great. But the task is not one that you are not capable of pursuing. There have been others who have walked a similar path before you. There will be days of great […]

How to Battle on Your Grandchild’s Behalf 4

It happened again. God gave me another opportunity to pray for one of my grandchildren. This was no ordinary prayer though.  This grandchild was born last week, and he had some difficulty breathing at birth.  He was whisked away to endure several days in NICU.  When I was given the opportunity to have a few […]

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How to Bless Your Grandchild

Scripture does not address every aspect of parenting or grandparenting. Scripture does address the principles of life that affect the life of every Christ follower. From these principles we can glean applications that will influence our position as parent and grandparent. There are many facets, or sides, to parenting, yet grandparenting adds a unique set […]

First Steps in Biblical Grandparenting: Part Three

God set forth the need for parents and grandparents to be actively walking with God and teaching their children and grandchildren to walk with God. You may possibly step into some areas of relationships that have been unexplored by you. If you are a disciple of Christ, you will not walk those areas alone. The […]

Biblical Grandparenting

Biblical Grandparenting

First Steps in Biblical Grandparenting – Part Two 2

Most grandparents dream of sharing about their lives with their grandchildren. What about you? What part of your life do you want to tell your grandchildren about? One of the most important things we should be talking about with our grandchildren is our beliefs in God and in His word. God set forth the need […]

First Steps in Biblical Grandparenting 1

“He established a testimony in Jacob…which he commanded our fathers to teach to their children… the children yet unborn…so that they should set their hope in God and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments; and that they should not be like their fathers…a generation whose heart was not steadfast, whose spirit […]

Biblical Grandparenting

Biblical Grandparenting

What If I Didn’t? 1

“For He established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, Which He commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children; That the generation to come might know them, the children who would be born, That they may arise and declare them to their children, that they may set […]