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…

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.

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?

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.

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.

Smartphone Conversations for Grandparents

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

How to Make Sure You Don't Drown in Shallow Water

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Have you ever known someone recognized for doing so many good…

What Does it Mean to be a Gospel Shaped Grandparent?

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After a speaking session about intentional grandparenting, a…

What's On Your Watchlist? - Part 3

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There’s an old story of two Englishmen who traveled to Africa…

What's on Your Watchlist? (Part 2)

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#2: Your Mind “Ideas have consequences… bad ideas have victims.”…

What's in Your Watchlist? Part 1

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Your Heart We can’t fake it, but we must fight for it. We can’t…

Don't Miss the Peace!

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“’This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped…
Angelic Announcement

The Glory and the Awe

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“An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the…