In Your Dreams

In Your Dreams

Carter, My 13-year-old grandson, rode his bike over to my house recently. First thing he did was head for the pantry and a bag of marshmallows (as he’s been doing since he was a toddler). Hunger pains assuaged, he sat down and we started chatting. “You were in my...
Choosing to Love

Choosing to Love

None of us are at our best all the time. There are those times when we have the flu or a headache. There are those times when our old sin natures are in control. And there are days when things just don’t go well. All of us, grandparents, parents, children, and...
Intentional Faith – Lead Them to Believe

Intentional Faith – Lead Them to Believe

What does it look like to be intentional about passing on faith to our grandchildren? This is an important question for us to think about, and for us to find answers, so we are able to be focused and intentional when it comes to passing on our faith. One way we do...
Faith that Acts

Faith that Acts

A small girl stands at the end of a dock looking down at the surface of a lake. The water is dark, and she cannot see the bottom. She has no idea how deep it is, but she knows it’s over her head. Should she jump? She hesitates, then closes her eyes and propels herself...
It Is All About to Change!

It Is All About to Change!

When you think about your church, do you feel like you are truly being engaged as a grandparent? Do you feel like you are really being equipped and encouraged to disiciple your grandchildren? Do you feel like the opportunities for you at your church are primarily...
Praying “Hands”

Praying “Hands”

If you have been reading my posts here on the Legacy Coalition blog and facebook page for the past year, it does not take long to realize I care very much about passing on a heritage of faith to the three sweet rascals with whom God has blessed my life – otherwise...