Gifts Grandparents Can Give

By Jim Ramsey

Grandmother hugging her granddaughter

How did it happen so fast? It seems like yesterday our three daughters were still at home and our lives were caught up in the daily project of seeking to steer them in the right direction in life. We now have twelve grandchildren and despite the normal challenges that come with the territory, we love being grandparents. What a privilege and what a responsibility as well! They have been entrusted to us and, as grandparents, we can help them by giving them the following gifts:

Giving LIFE to Motherhood

by Teri Dorrell

Daugher and Mother in park

“Mooooom, I need you!” That can be a glorious call or words that make you want to hide. As a mom of seven, I have often heard those words. Being a mom isn’t an easy task, but it is a blessed one.

My goal has been to build a life-long relationship with my children. It is easy to get caught up in the chores of today, or even to be counting the days when they will be old enough to be on their own. However, as moms it is important to remember that influence and investment can and should continue throughout their lives. I have found the acronym: LIFE to be helpful in accomplishing that goal.

Parents, Put Your Skills to the Test

by John Mardirosian


A primary goal for every parent, early on in parenting, is teaching obedience. Obedience is essential for the home to function properly. This goal can be defined as: teaching your child to obey immediately, completely, without challenge or complaint in order to please their parents and God. As a parent, how are you and your child doing?

Building Family Memories

by Pastor Troy Dorrell


In the tremendous challenge of raising children, one of the things that will create a bond of affection between teen and child are good memories. Everyone’s heart is endeared to people and places when positive memories are associated with them.