Overcoming Grandparenting Barriers (Paperback)

How to Navigate Painful Problems with Grace and Truth

By Larry Fowler, Josh Mulvihill (Editor)

Bethany House Publishers, 9780764231322, 112pp.

Publication Date: April 30, 2019

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Even under the best circumstances, it takes time and intention to disciple grandchildren and pass on a legacy of faith. So how much harder is the assignment in a family experiencing fractures such as divorce, estrangement, or prodigals? How are grandparents to reach grandchildren for Christ when there are such barriers? In Overcoming Grandparenting Barriers, Larry Fowler, founder of the Legacy Coalition, offers a helpful guide to influencing grandchildren's spiritual lives even in the most discouraging and hurtful situations, such as when

- an adult child is not following the Lord
- grandchildren are not being raised by the adult child and access to them is limited
- grandparents are prohibited from addressing spiritual matters when they visit their grandchildren

Overcoming Grandparenting Barriers provides guidance and strategies along with encouragement for grandparents to persevere--to understand that they are not alone and that their role is too crucial to give up on reaching the next generation for Christ.

About the Author

Larry Fowler is the founder of the Legacy Coalition, a national grandparenting ministry. His 40 years plus of ministry leadership, including experience as youth pastor, missionary, training staff, international director, and senior executive for Awana, have prepared him for this significant new calling. Larry has authored books on children's and family ministry and his most recent book, Overcoming Grandparenting Barriers helps grandparents navigate family relationships when things aren't perfect. In 2012, he was recognized for his lifetime of contribution to Children's Ministry in America by the International Network of Children's Ministry, with their national Legacy Award. Larry and his wife, Diane, live in Riverside, California. They have two children and seven grandchildren.Dr. Josh Mulvihill (PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary), the general editor, is the executive director of church and family ministry at Renewanation, a pastor of nearly 20 years, and a founding member of the Legacy Coalition. The Legacy Coalition is an organization committed to equipping grandparents to reach and disciple grandchildren and help churches minister effectively to millions of Christian grandparents who need encouragement, training, and resources. For more information, visit their website at legacycoalition.com.