How grandparents can be present in the lives of their grandchildren to pass on the wisdom they have gained and the faith they have received.
We live in a time of constant change, when the latest fashions and technology dominate popular culture, and society seems to be moving further away from God.
Yet the role of grandparents - in a society where life expectancy is growing, and often both parents work - is becoming stronger.
This booklet explores how grandparents can be present in the lives of their grandchildren to pass on the wisdom they have gained and the faith they have received.
The Family Matters series encourages a journey in faith, creativity and initiative, offering practical proposals for families to flourish in the love of God.
Keith Chappell studied at the Maryvale Institute in Birmingham and Oxford University, teaches theology and works as a family mediator. He lives in Berkshire with his wife Maeve and their two children.