Strong families can be broken down into component parts, each of which is firmly rooted in God's Word. Though we don't know much about Timothy's mother, Eunice, or his grandmother, Lois, we see the fruit of their motherhood in the life of a man who knew God's grace in Christ and strove to make that grace known to others.
From the very outset of his ministry, Paul had learned that advancing the gospel of Christ is a team mission. God designed it that way on purpose to reflect His own Triune Nature. As Paul concludes his first letter to the Corinthians he provides many clear examples of how we may live and serve together through the grace of Jesus Christ.