Overcoming Grandparenting Barriers

How to Navigate Painful Problems with Grace and Truth

series: Grandparenting Matters

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Nurture Your Grandchildren's Faith, Regardless of the Obstacles

Even under the best circumstances, it takes time and intention to disciple grandchildren and pass on a legacy of faith. How much harder is it when your family is experiencing challenges such as divorce, estrangement, or prodigals?

Overcoming Grandparenting Barriers is a helpful guide to influencing your grandchildren's lives even through discouraging or hurtful situations, such as when

· An adult child is not following the Lord
· There is a divorce that limits access to your grandchildren
· You are prohibited from addressing spiritual matters when you visit your grandchildren

In this book you will find wisdom, helpful tips, and encouragement to persevere. You will also be reminded that you are not alone in this challenging position--as much as you love your grandchildren, God loves them even more.

Take heart, and never forget that you play an important role in God's plan to reach the next generation for Christ.

Larry Fowler
is the founder of the Legacy Coalition, a national grandparenting ministry. His forty plus years of ministry leadership, including experience as youth pastor, missionary, staff trainer, international director, and senior executive for Awana, have prepared him for this significant calling. Larry and his wife, Diane, live in Riverside, California. They have two children and seven grandchildren.

The Legacy Coalition is an organization committed to equipping grandparents to reach and disciple grandchildren and help churches minister effectively to millions of Christian grandparents who need encouragement, training, and resources. For more information, visit their website at LegacyCoalition.com.

Josh Mulvihill (PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary), the general editor, is the executive director of church and family ministry at Renewanation and has served as a pastor for nearly twenty years. He is a founding member and the director of resources for the Legacy Coalition, a national leader in grandparenting ministry. Josh and his wife, Jen, live in Victoria, Minnesota, and are blessed with five children. You can find Josh on Facebook or the web at GospelShapedFamily.com.


The Authors

  1. Larry Fowler

    Larry Fowler

    Larry Fowler is the founder of the Legacy Coalition, a national grandparenting ministry. His 40 years plus of ministry leadership, including experience as youth pastor, missionary, training staff, international director, and senior executive for Awana, have...

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  2. Dr. Josh Mulvihill

    Dr. Josh Mulvihill

    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,...

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