What Does It Mean to be a GRAND Father?

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On a flight last year to Boston, I was privileged to sit next…

Grandfathers! What Are You Doing to Produce Godly Grandsons?

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When Leo told me that his grandfather was the only male role…

The Gospel and Geocaching

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Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunting game using a geocache…

Five Characteristics of Biblical Discipline

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Discipline is a key component of discipleship and the problem solving side of parenting that recognizes something is wrong in the heart of the child. In this article we will explore five characteristics of biblical discipline.

Setting the Pace for Grandkids

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I LOVE having my grandkids at my house for an overnight! We watch movies, eat popcorn and stay up late playing card games. It brings joy to my heart to love on these children. But I know my “job” as a grandmother goes far deeper. I have been called by the Lord to impact their young hearts for Him. I cannot assume they will follow in my footsteps in the faith.

Talk early and often about sex.

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It’s not a matter of IF your children will learn about sex in…

What Does Passion Week Mean to You?

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How does your grasp of the events of Passion Week shape your understanding of the Gospel?

Why Homeschool? 15 Reasons We Choose to Home Educate Our Children

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Here are 15 reasons why my wife and I decided to homeschool our children.

FaceTime with the Lord

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Recently, I experienced the pleasure of FaceTime with my grown children. Since we are scattered across the East Coast, being together is a rarity. My sons arranged a FaceTime family gathering on a Sunday evening. Meanwhile, I texted my kids and told them to mark their calendars as the Jacobs were meeting face to face. At 8:00 p.m., I hit the link my son Chris sent me. Voilà! I saw his face. Over the next few minutes, the others joined. Soon my entire family was online together.

Understanding Biblical Authority: 3 Categories of Illegitimate Authority

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Authority is not a popular concept. We like to have authority, but not to be under authority. The Bible is our authority when we acknowledge it is true, embrace it, submit to it, and walk in obedience to God’s Word. Sometimes, often unintentionally, Christians look to others sources of authority such as science, experience, or man's word and would benefit from learning how to give the Bible functional authority in their life.

The Dangers of Social Media on Relationships

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Did you know that 20 percent of divorces involve Facebook? Facebook’s convenient social engagement in the privacy of a message inbox is an excellent way to stay in contact with old friends, but can be dangerous for marriage. Read more to learn about three guidelines for maintaining a healthy balance between social media and marriage.

When Equality Does not Mean Equality

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What does the Equality Act mean for grandparents? More than you think. This blog explores why this is an important matter for grandparents to talk about with their grandchildren.

Six Lies Social Media Tells Your Grandchildren

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Imagine being a parent of young children once more. How would…

Withstanding the Pressures of the Culture

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In addition to a personal relationship with Christ and godly…

A Crazy Life

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Introducing our newest blogger - Catherine Jacobs.

I remember well my crazy mom’s life of raising my four kids. No one warned me it is equally delirious being a grandma. Let’s see,...

Smartphone Conversations for Grandparents

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Do you ever grow tired of the constant intrusion of smartphones…