Grandparenting

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Being Grandma, Not the Babysitter
Dr. Robert Ritzema, PHD

Being Grandma, Not the Babysitter

July 2, 2018 • Dr. Robert Ritzema, PHD

Are you a grandparent who is always made to step in to babysit? Consider how you can come alongside to offer care while setting loving, respectful limits.

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The Art of Aging Gracefully
Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

The Art of Aging Gracefully

April 5, 2018 • Rev. Dr. Bret Lamsma

Are you struggling with growing older and aging gracefully? As you mourn the loss of youth, appreciate how age brings new opportunities and blessings.

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Sharing Life with Grandparents
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Sharing Life with Grandparents

July 31, 2017 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Do you wonder how to connect with family members who are generations apart from you? Choose to give the gift of presence and find the blessing of family.

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What is My Role as a Grandparent?
Deb Koster

What is My Role as a Grandparent?

August 8, 2016 • Deb Koster

What roles do grandparents play in the lives of their grandchildren? Discover six crucial things you can do to deeply influence your grandchildren's lives.

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Multi-Generational Mentoring
Deb Koster

Multi-Generational Mentoring

July 7, 2016 • Deb Koster

How can we help our children to embrace a vibrant faith? Consider the scripture's model of multi-generational mentoring for inspiring faith development.

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Generational Living: Connecting with Youth
Kim Sullivan

Generational Living: Connecting with Youth

January 14, 2016 • Kim Sullivan

Do ever find yourself complaining about other age groups? Look at this wisdom from scripture to discover the blessing of investing across the generations.

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Biblical Guidelines for Grand Parenting
Kim Sullivan

Biblical Guidelines for Grand Parenting

October 1, 2015 • Kim Sullivan

Wonder what the Bible has to say about grandparents? Discover great truths from scripture to guide you to be a blessing in the lives of your grandchildren.

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Connecting with Grandparents: Blessed by Investment
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Connecting with Grandparents: Blessed by Investment

December 11, 2014 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

It can be challenging to make time for children to connect with grandparents. Discover ways that you can strengthen relationships between the generations.

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Respecting Grandparents: Pay it Forward
Kim Sullivan

Respecting Grandparents: Pay it Forward

October 1, 2014 • Kim Sullivan

Wonder how your children will treat you when you are old? Consider the lessons you are teaching your children about honoring and respecting your parents.

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Accepting Adult Kids, Being Adult Kids
Deb Koster

Accepting Adult Kids, Being Adult Kids

June 18, 2012 • Deb Koster

Finding it difficult to connect with your adult kids? Learn how to connect well despite challenges to build affirmation and restore fellowship.

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Devotions

How Can We Live the Fruit of the Spirit in Our Families?
Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

How Can We Live the Fruit of the Spirit in Our Families?

February 9, 2015 • Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

Tired of hearing negative interactions? Consider some Biblical wisdom from the book of Galatians for letting the fruit of the Spirit overflow to others.

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Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships
Deb Koster

Paul's Spiritual Guidance for Relationships

March 27, 2014 • Deb Koster

Looking for Biblical guidance for living in relationships? Paul's parting greeting to the Corinthian church provides a good summary for living together.

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Tell of His Faithfulness
Deb Koster

Tell of His Faithfulness

September 8, 2013 • Deb Koster

We have seen God's faithfulness and our job is to tell that story to others. Tell your story of God's grace and celebrate the faithful deeds of our Lord!

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Commend His Works
Deb Koster

Commend His Works

April 4, 2013 • Deb Koster

God calls us to commend his works to the generations. Consider how you can demonstrate God's love and faithfulness. Share what God has done in your life!

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