The Season of Grandparenting
This article explores the role of grandparents as a godly influences in the lives of their grandchildren. [ACCFS]
- Parenting Wheel
- Relationships Spoke
- Seasons Spoke
- Communication Spoke
- Instruction Spoke
- Discipleship Spoke
- Challenge Spoke
It is our hope and prayer that this information can be used by our Great God to illuminate biblical principles that can encourage and strengthen parents as the carry out the instruction of Ephesians 6:4.
“And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.”
Parenting Part 1: Having a Vision for Teaching your Children (21:53)
Teaching is wonderfully optimistic. The sky is the limit, what do you want your students to know? With a little intentionality, parenting is exciting in the same way. In this episode, Craig Stickling and Brian Sutter, interviewed by Matt Kaufmann, encourage us to seize the parenting moment of teaching.
Parenting Part 2: Child Parent Relationships (20:48)
By default, our children enter into our families in a relationship with us. After all, they are our sons and daughters. However, relationships are not in name only. In this episode, Craig Stickling and Brian Sutter speak to the importance of building meaningful relationships with our children.
Parenting Part 3: Disciplining our Children (22:57)
Discipline is much more than behavior change. In fact, it must be. In this episode, Craig Stickling and Brian Sutter elevate this parental role to a more noble end than that of producing good kids. Listen for the hope that naughty kids afford.
Stewarding Strengths in Our Children (22:20) Every parent wants his or her child to excel at something; to possess a gift, a talent, a strength. Because they have been fearfully and wonderfully made, they do. As parents, how do we steward them in these strengths? In this episode, Brian Sutter and Craig Stickling help shed light on this responsibility.
Family Time (20:17)
God says to His children, “Come unto me.” In like manner, I should say to my children, “Come unto me.” But what does that look like? Craig Stickling and Brian Sutter offer practical encouragement for parents to engage their children in “family time.”