Grandparenting can be one of the most rewarding experiences of life, but sometimes these relationships can be challenging. Maybe you are one who wishes you had more time with your grandchildren! Today, family expert and grandfather Dr. Tim Kimmel takes your questions about reaching and relating to your grandkids as a mentor, encourager, and a spiritual rock during the hard times of their lives.
Dr. Tim Kimmel loves it when churches and families are healthy and strong. He loves it, even more, when they work as a team. Tim is the founder and Executive Director of Grace Based Families, whose goal is to see families transformed by God’s grace into instruments of reformation and restoration.
Tim develops resources for families and churches and conducts conferences across the globe on the unique pressures that confront today’s families. Not only is Tim a well-known speaker, he has authored many books including Grace Based Parenting and, Connecting Church and Home and Grace Filled Marriage. Tim and Darcy count their role as parents and grandparents as one of their greatest joys. God has blessed them with four children, their spouses, and a growing flock of grandkids.
Chris Brooks is the Senior Pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the metro-Detroit area. Chris served for 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-member church in the heart of Detroit. He also served as the campus dean of Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. A popular Detroit radio host since 2005, Chris is the author of Kingdom Dreaming and Urban Apologetics. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance, completed his MA in Christian Apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is currently pursuing a DMin degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of 6 children, Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, Sophia, and Christyana.