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Learn, Have Fun and Grow Closer to God Together!

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There is nothing more important for grandparents to do, than to be intentional about passing on our faith to our grandchildren. However; while some of us know how to do this, and have resources to help us with this, others struggle to know what to do to engage their grandchildren in learning how to love, know and walk with God.

This is why I wrote Science, the Bible & Fun. I have three grandsons and I want to pass my faith to them. While it matters for me to share my faith with my grandsons - and I do this - there has to be a point where it becomes their faith. Where they choose to love, know and walk with God. So, since I know my grandsons enjoy science projects, I wrote a curriculum to use with them which will engage them in science projects, gives us time to play fun games and make crafts, but most importantly, helps them learn about Bible people and how they chose to love, know and walk with God, so my grandsons will be able to make the same choices.

Do What Matters Most . . .

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So, what should a grandparent do when it comes to "being" a grandparent? I'm sure we all agree on things like spend time with our grandchildren, give lots of hugs and kisses, celebrate with them, teach them things from making cookies to fixing cars, help them learn to read - read to them a lot, be their "cheer-leader" and the list goes on and on.

All of these things are important, and all things we should do with them, but the most important, and most required thing for us to do is to pray for them. We can - and must - tell them about Jesus. We can - and must - encourage them to walk with God. We can - and must - help them develop a trust in God's Word, so they will believe and hold on to what it says. We can - and must - help them learn to find their absolutes in God's Word, and not in the world around them. But, while these are all things we can - and must - do, we can not make our grandchildren do any of these things. They, and they alone, have to mak…