Entries by Cavin Harper

Kingdom Gifting

“A good man leaves an inheritance for his children’s children.” Prov. 13:22 Who doesn’t love giving gifts to their grandchildren, especially at Christmas? I know we certainly do. Yet, kingdom-minded grandparents understand that giving good gifts is not the same as attempting to buy happiness for our grandchildren or from our grandchildren by giving them […]

Five Ways to Intentionally Grandparent from a Distance – Part 2

GRANDPAUSE: In prayer there is no distance. Grandparenting from a distance does have its challenges. We miss out on so much of the special moments happening in our grandchildren’s lives because they are so far away. And want can adequately replace a real hug or holding a child’s hand as you walk together through the park? […]

Five Ways to Intentionally Grandparent from a Distance: Part One

By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established. Proverbs 24:3 Not long ago I interviewed Wayne and Marci Rice on our Family Impact Podcast (click here for that interview) about their new reality as long distant grandparents. They understand the loneliness that grandparents who are not geographically close to their grandchildren […]