Strengthening Your Family and Passing on Your Faith
series: Grandparenting Matters
Help Your Grandchildren Develop a Lifelong Faith in Jesus
Many powerful voices are influencing your grandchildren, from those at home and in school to those in the world of entertainment and media. What can you do to speak wisdom and truth into their lives?
Grandparenting gives you a biblical foundation for investing spiritually in your grandchildren and walks you through principles of influencing them for Christ--from sharing the Gospel with unbelieving grandchildren to discipling them to a mature faith in Jesus. Josh Mulvihill, a leading expert on Christian grandparenting and an experienced pastor, explains the role of a grandparent according to the Bible, discipleship practices, and biblical principles to strengthen family relationships.
Perfect for individuals, small groups, or Sunday school classes, this book gives you the tools you need to intentionally influence grandchildren for Christ.
Your grandchildren need you--and not just as a companion or baby-sitter. God designed you to pass on a rich heritage of faith in Christ and make a difference in their lives.
"Based on Dr. Mulvihill's research, numerous interviews with grandparents, and strong work with the leading grandparenting ministry in the country, this is an important resource whether you have one or eleven grandchildren."
--JOHN TRENT, PhD, president of StrongFamilies.com; Gary D. Chapman Chair of Marriage, Family Ministry, and Therapy, Moody Theological Seminary
Josh Mulvihill (PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is the executive director of church and family ministry at Renewanation and has served as a pastor for nearly 20 years. He is a founding member and the director of resources for The Legacy Coalition, which is a national leader in grandparenting ministry. Josh and his wife, Jen, live in Victoria, MN, and are blessed with five children. You can find Josh on Facebook or at GospelShapedFamily.com.
"If you're serious about impacting your grandchild's life and faith today, and their legacy tomorrow, here's a key grandparenting instruction book. Based on Dr. Mulvihill's doctoral research, numerous interviews with grandparents, and strong work with the leading grandparenting ministry in the country, this is an important resource whether you have one or eleven grandchildren."
John Trent, PhD, president of StrongFamilies.com; Gary D. Chapman Chair of Marriage, Family Ministry, and Therapy, Moody Theological Seminary
"When grandkids come, we enter into one of the most important seasons of ministry for the Lord Jesus. I have always looked forward to being a grandfather. Now, after reading Grandparenting, I am more excited than ever before! This book is packed with biblical principles and practical approaches that God will use to deepen and accelerate your ministry to the generations of your family."
Dr. Rob Rienow, founder of Visionary Family Ministries
"If you are a grandparent, or soon to be one like me, get a copy of this book! In Grandparenting: Strengthening Your Family and Passing on Your Faith, Josh Mulvihill offers page after page of inspiration to help grandparents be more than cheerleaders. As a grandparent, you'll gain a vision to help your grandchildren know, love, and serve Jesus and get the practical wisdom you need to put those goals into practice."
Marty Machowski, pastor and author of Long Story Short: Ten-Minute Devotions to Draw Your Family to God, Parenting First Aid, and The Ology
"What Josh Mulvihill provides here takes a significant step in the direction of developing a new vision for grandparents in our families. This book is packed with solid biblical foundations. Read this work carefully, constantly seeking ways you can be more effective as a disciple-maker in the lives of your grandchildren and in the life of the church."
Timothy Paul Jones, PhD, associate vice president for the Global Campus, the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
"Dr. Josh Mulvihill is an outstanding advocate and supporter of grandparents. His research delivers new insights for grandparents. Josh's book Grandparenting: Strengthening Your Family and Passing on Your Faith is a road map for grandparents who seek creative ways to pass on their faith to their grandchildren. Dr. Mulvihill's writing is tempered in biblical truth, which will inspire you in your grandparenting journey."
Ken Canfield, president of the National Association for Grandparenting
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