Faith of Children

Posted by Kimber Walsh on

We have a little Baptism "birthday" tradition in our family. We dig out the candle and light it, we sing a Baptism song with the person’s name inserted, sometimes we incorporate shell and water play, and we always talk about what God does in Baptism—forgives our sins, makes us part...

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Tags: church, baptism, god's family, faith at home, godly grandparenting, faith of children, pass on faith

God's People Gather

Posted by Kimber Walsh on

As God’s people, we are welcomed to gather together in order to worship God in two groups: With those we share a household with (most often our family) God has designed our homes to be a gathering spot for faith formation. God has called each of us to lead our families in discipleship at...

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Tags: church, worship, gather, corporate worship, children in church, household worship, kids in church, parenting in the pew, lead in

(Other) Things We Can Talk to God About

Posted by Kimber Walsh on

Do you ever wonder what to pray about? Pray without ceasing is nice and all, but sometimes it seems unattainable at best, and totally impossible at worst. Certainly, we should pray to God in adoration for who He is and what He’s done for us. Absolutely, we should confess our sins regularly...

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Tags: prayer, pray, talk to god, life and faith

Nurturing Faith in the Next Generations

Posted by Kimber Walsh on

Nurturing Faith in the Next Generation We all have a calling to nurture faith in the next generation. Even those of us who don’t have kids or grandkids biologically have a responsibility in this mission. Here are four simple (but not always easy) ways to nurture faith in your kids...

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Tags: talk, pray, walk, share, next generation, faith at home, godly grandparenting, nurture faith

Asking Good Questions

Posted by Kimber Walsh on

Do you ever feel like when you ask your granddaughter or grandson a question you get a “yep” or “nope” and nothing else? Do you ever wish they would engage a little more so you could really learn about what they like and what’s going on with them? Ask questions so...

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Tags: questions, conversation, asking, grandparents, ask, grandkids, godly grandparenting

Make Memories

Posted by Kimber Walsh on

What’s your earliest memory with your family? I remember a fall sometime before my third birthday which required stitches and the subsequent ride to the hospital on my mom’s lap (she was not driving) and getting pulled over on the way for speeding only to be offered a police escort...

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Tags: discipleship, memories, sharing faith, faith formation, d6, along the way

Easter Resources for Families

Posted by Kimber Walsh on

Looking for Easter resources to talk to your kids and grandkids about faith as you dye eggs, give baskets, and eat chocolate bunnies? Check out these ideas:  Along the Way During Easter Along the Way at Easter Share your ideas below. How do you talk about faith with your family at...

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Tags: easter, discipleship, sharing faith, faith formation, d6, along the way

Three Lessons on Prayer from Kids

Posted by Kimber Walsh on

I have SO much to learn about God. Some of my greatest lessons come from children—my own and others’ children that I get the privilege to spend time with. Here are a few lessons on prayer from the kids in my life. There’s No Prayer Too Small Today, I was teaching a Bible class...

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Tags: prayer, children, pray, faithful family, faith and life, faith like a child

Grandparenting with Hope

Posted by Rev. Jeff Walsh on

As an illustration, find something with a expiration date on it.  Ask the grandchildren what that means.  When they tell you, explain that everything in this life has an expiration date.  Even people have an expiration date on them, we just don't know when that is.  But God...

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Tags: hope, grandparents, grandkids, godly grandparenting

Grandparenting Through Divorce-Part 2

Posted by Kimber Walsh on

As your adult child walks through divorce, your role as supportive parent may change, but so will your role of grandparent. We began to look at ways you can grandparent through divorce in Part 1 of this article. We’re going to continue looking at ways to grandparent through divorce...

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Tags: divorce, grandparents, grandkids, godly grandparenting

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