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Are you experiencing stress and uncertainty as a caregiver for your parents? In Parenting Your Parents: A Practical Guide for Caregivers, Grant and Tammy Ethridge share their personal story of caring for their fathers and offer biblical encouragement; guidance on care decisions, legal documents, and family disputes; practical tips for everyday struggles; and research insight.
|Title: Parenting Your Parents: A Practical Guide for Caregivers|
By: Grant Ethridge, Tammy Ethridge
Number of Pages: 176
Vendor: WS Publishing Group
Publication Date: 2019
|Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)|
Weight: 7 ounces
Stock No: WW977227
Help and Hope for the Hard Road Ahead
If you are currently providing care for your aging parents or facing the prospect of doing so in the near future, you are definitely not alone. Dr. Grant Ethridge and his wife, Tammy, have been there, having given care during their dads last days. They know the stress and uncertainty you face.
Through their story and those of other caregivers, Grant and Tammy share research and practical tips to aid you in dealing with everyday caregiving struggles and situations. You will learn how to decide which care is best, prepare legal documents, handle family disputes, and much more.
They will also share encouragement and advice from the Bible. Youll discover that with Gods help, you can make it through even the most difficult days in your journey.
Looking after an elderly or sick parent is a physically and emotionally draining experience. Let this book give you the tools you need to be successful without giving away your peace of mind in the process.
And remember, as you give care to your parents, your Heavenly Father is always caring for you.
Dr. Grant Ethridge and Tammy Ethridge learned firsthand how difficult it is caring for aging parents, having provided care during their dads' last days. Grant is the senior pastor of LibertyLive Church in Hampton Roads, Virginia. He has been a pastor for more than 30 years and holds two doctorate degrees. A past president of the National Southern Baptist Convention Pastors Conference, he currently sits on the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission Leadership Council. He and Tammy have been married for more than 32 years and have four children and eight grandchildren. They have one son, Christian, who went to be with the Lord June 4, 1992.
"In Parenting Your Parents, Grant and Tammy Ethridge give voice to the millions of adults who are currently caretakers for their aging parents. With compassionate insight born from personal experience and refreshing wisdom from Gods Word, they remind us that caring for our parents is a blessing, not a burden. This book is a must-read for anyone seeking clarity, peace, and encouragement in the midst of this uniquely bittersweet season."
Chris Hodges, senior pastor at Church of the Highlands, and author of The Daniel Dilemma and Whats Next?
"As someone who cared for and loved his mom until she died at 104 years old, I can affirm how important Dr. Grant Ethridges Parenting Your Parentswill be for so many. Read this book to be informed and encouraged!"
Jim Cymbala, pastor at The Brooklyn Tabernacle, and author of Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire
"I believe in Grant and Tammy Ethridge. Their heart for people shines with their passion to help each of us on this unique journey of parenting our parents. As a pastor, this tool will be shared with many of our people who are right now walking through this difficult time. Parenting Your Parents is biblical in content and current in our culture. Read it and share it with a friend."
Ronnie Floyd, senior pastor at Cross Church and president at National Day of Prayer
"Grant and Tammy are blessing to me and have been faithful stewards of the gospel for years. They serve as a remarkable example of what it means to prioritize the gospel in our families. This book is a helpful resource for those who, like myself, want to care well for aging parents with the utmost honor and grace for the glory of God."
J.D. Greear, president of the Southern Baptist Convention
"Grant and Tammy Ethridge have addressed a universal challenge that baby boomers have either experienced recently or are going through nowbecoming a parent to our parents. Grant and Tammy write from first-hand experience, doing so with compassion but also with a level of candor that makes Parenting Your Parents truly practical and encouraging."
Mike Huckabee, The Huckabee Show and former governor of Arkansas
"Grant and Tammy Ethridge are model parents and have a model marriage. They have both the credibility and the character to teach us how to continue to honor our parents when they need our care the most. I wish Id had this book when my parents were still living."
James Merritt, Touching Lives Ministries and lead pastor at Cross Pointe Church, past president at Southern Baptist Convention
"This much-needed book from Grant and Tammy Ethridge is not merely theoretical but filled with applicable and practical principles that have been beaten out on the anvil of personal experience. Get it now before you need it!"
O.S. Hawkins, President/CEO of GuideStone Financial Resources
"I have cared for my parents and in-laws. Now Im thinking about my childrens role in my life. Thanks, Grant, for a book to understand my future."
Johnny Hunt, pastor of First Baptist Church and past president of Southern Baptist Convention