Category Archives : Grandparenting


Sharing Your Testimony When You Were Raised in Church

Scott looked at his youth group and said, “Tonight, we’re going to learn how to share our testimonies.” Kristie looked at Jeff and then looked away quickly as if something had upset her. Jeff tried to get Kristie to tell him what was wrong but she shrugged him off. When Scott opened up time for […]


Ancient Paths – God Chooses

The Lord said to Abram, after Lot had separated from him, “Lift up your eyes and look from the place where you are, northward and southward and eastward and westward, for all the land that you see I will give to you and to your offspring forever. I will make your offspring as the dust […]


His Ancient Paths of Honor

Genesis has many ancient paths that lead to life. We’ve seen how work can be a blessing, how Jesus death on the cross fulfilled the requirement for sin, and how Noah found favor in the eyes of God. Let’s look at a few more Scripture passages and find God’s ways, His ancient paths, that lead […]


Ancient Paths of Life from Genesis 6-9

God wants us to live intentionally and to walk with Him in His ways. We have been walking through these “ancient paths to life” in Genesis in our last couple of posts. Today, let’s look at Genesis chapters 6-9. Teaching our children to how to live will take intentional conversations with them about God and […]


Ancient Paths in Genesis 3-5 that Lead to Life 1

Teaching our children to live life will take intentional conversations with them about God and His ways. These different aspects of blessing are only a small portion of God’s plan for our children to have life. Let’s walk through a few Scripture passages and find His ways, His ancient paths that lead to life. Genesis […]


Teach Them to Live 2

If I were to ask you “what are the ways of God” what would be your answer? If I were to ask you “how do you know how to live” what would you say? “Thus says the LORD: ‘Stand by the roads, and look, and ask for the ancient paths, where the good way is; […]


Biblical Mandate for Grandparents

Has your employer ever mandated that you would behave a certain way? Or maybe they wanted you to not say certain things, so they put out a mandate on all the employees. A mandate is (law) a document giving an official instruction or command. God has given us, as grandparents, a biblical mandate, or law […]


No Regrets Grandparenting

“No Reserve, No Retreat, No Regrets!” – Hudson Taylor Movie night at church. Dispatches from the Front, Volume 8, Frontline Missions, the quote from Hudson Taylor, and I realized how that quote related to grandparenting. No Reserve… That’s the way I feel about being a grandparent. No reserve means nothing held back or set aside. […]


Courage to Lead – “Rak Chazak Amats” 2

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9 Friday, June 26th, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5 to 4 vote, redefined marriage. The moral stage for the fall of […]


Courage to Lead

Courage to Lead

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9 “Have I not commanded you?….” As I have written in another post, “we may not have been ‘on top of things’ in the […]