Courageous Grandparenting Blog

by Cavin Harper
What Does the Solar Eclipse Reveal to You?

What Does the Solar Eclipse Reveal to You?

There is quite a frenzy going on right now with the arrival of a once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse across the United States. It’s been ninety-nine years since the last one, so this is really a big deal. It’s been fun watch all the news stories and...

by Aug 21, 2017 1 Comment
Grandparents and the Sandwich Club

Grandparents and the Sandwich Club

“…give thanks in all circumstances, for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus” (1 Thessalonians 5:18) According to professionals in the field, millions of adults between 40 and 59 years of age in America are part of the “Sandwich...

by Aug 07, 2017 3 Comments
You Gonna Trust Me… or What?

You Gonna Trust Me… or What?

By Gary Ericson When my wife and I were still very young and newly married, God brought an older couple into our lives who became our spiritual grandparents. As should be the case with grandparents, we learned a lot from those two. In fact, a lot...

by Jul 17, 2017 3 Comments
A Grandfather’s Heritage – Part 3

A Grandfather’s Heritage – Part 3

You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased. Luke 3:22 (NIV) The Big Story of reality begins in Genesis, chapter 1. Not only are we told that humans alone, among all of God’s creation in the universe, have been made in His image, but...

by Jun 18, 2017 2 Comments
A Grandfather’s Heritage – Part 2

A Grandfather’s Heritage – Part 2

What if every grandfather who claims to follow Christ understood the critical nature of the legacy, or inheritance, they are building for their grandchildren, and determined to proactively live it out? I believe the impact would be so huge it would...

by Jun 11, 2017 1 Comment
A Grandfather’s Heritage

A Grandfather’s Heritage

With Father’s Day only two weeks away, I decided to focus my next few blogs specifically on grandfathering. To all you grandmothers out there, you can either ignore these next few posts, or you could ask your husbands to read them. So, ladies, I...

by Jun 04, 2017 No Comments
Got Sisu?

Got Sisu?

Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. –James 1:4 I learned a new word this past week from my Finnish friends, Glenn and Sandra Havumaki. The word is “sisu”. This uniquely...

by May 27, 2017 No Comments
The Best Part of Being a Grandparent

The Best Part of Being a Grandparent

[It's my pleasure to introduce you to Dr. Larry McCall, a new friend I met this year who has been such a blessing to me. I know he will be to you too. Larry is Founder and Director of Walking Like Jesus Ministries and author of Loving Your...

by May 14, 2017 No Comments