What Grandkids Teach us about God

It is amazing how much our grandchildren teach us…

Rev. Shane L. Bishop

Crazy About Them

(Fairview Heights, Illinois circa 2013)


Fridays are normally a day with the grandchildren.  Melissa watches all four of them each weekday and since I take Fridays off, we are all in the house together all day.  I used to sleep in every Friday, take the dog on a late walk, take a shower, eat some lunch out and then piddle for the rest of the day but that was before we had grandchildren…things are different now.

Last Friday, I had planned to take my oldest grandson Maddox to Chic-Fil-A.  This one-on-one time always goes well and it gives Melissa a three-to-one ratio for a couple of hours.  However, I discovered that my granddaughter Mabry was coming along as well and suddenly it didn’t seem right to leave Elijah at home.  In a moment of extreme courage, I determined to take all three of them (ages four…

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Published by Rev. Shane L. Bishop

Senior Pastor of Christ Church, Fairview Heights, IL since 1997. I am an orthodox Christian but I am not in a bad mood about it. A Distinguished Evangelist of the United Methodist Church.

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