5 Nov, 2019

Avoiding the Entitlement Mentality—Teaching Children and Grandchildren the Value of Hard Work

By |2019-11-07T15:26:17+00:00November 5th, 2019|Christian, Dad, Entitlement, Father, Generations, Grandparents, Legacy, Mom, Wealth, Wisdom, Work|Comments Off on Avoiding the Entitlement Mentality—Teaching Children and Grandchildren the Value of Hard Work

First Featured on Forbes.com Have you ever heard anybody say, “We want to make the lives of our children easier than we had it growing up”? Maybe you’ve said it too. But is that the best? The next generation can be prone to a spirit of entitlement when things are just given to them and [...]

31 Oct, 2019

Living with an Eternal Perspective

By |2019-10-31T17:33:17+00:00October 31st, 2019|Christian, Legacy, Lifestyle, Steward, Wealth, Wisdom|Comments Off on Living with an Eternal Perspective

Living in the rhythm of our daily routines, we can lose sight of the eternal perspective Jesus intended for us to live by. Our Kingdom focus can become blurry while we attend to all the pressing needs surrounding us. And yet living with an eternal perspective in every aspect of our lives would relieve so [...]

11 Oct, 2019

Wisely Stewarding the Largest Single Financial Transaction of your Life

By |2019-11-07T15:28:36+00:00October 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wisely Stewarding the Largest Single Financial Transaction of your Life

You’ve worked hard all of your life. You’ve achieved financial stability for you and your family. You’ve poured yourself into building your business and you’ve been successful! Thanks to a combination of your hard work, the contribution of key employees, the sacrifices made by your family, and some breaks you had along the way and…you’ve [...]

2 Oct, 2019

From One Generation to Another: The Lasting Impact of a Godly Grandmother

By |2019-10-02T18:38:27+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Christian, Generations, Legacy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on From One Generation to Another: The Lasting Impact of a Godly Grandmother

The below article first appeared on Legacy Arts Magazine. A Legacy of Stewardship and Generosity Gram Rogers had to raise her children in a very difficult situation with an abusive husband and father-in-law who beat her children and beat her when she tried to stop them. My dad left home [...]

11 Sep, 2019

Why We Remember

By |2019-09-11T11:55:48+00:00September 11th, 2019|Legacy|Comments Off on Why We Remember

It was a day like any other day. People moving at a fast pace, scurrying from one place to another. And some may have forgotten to kiss loved ones as they made their way on yet another busy day. Then at 8:46 am EST time seemed to stand still. In disbelief, many stared at their [...]

30 Aug, 2019

How Much is Enough to Retire?

By |2019-08-30T22:39:05+00:00August 30th, 2019|Christian, Family, Finances, Retire|Comments Off on How Much is Enough to Retire?

How much is enough to retire? This question plagues the mind of those who want to ensure their loved ones are well taken care of. But perhaps a better question would be "How much is too much?" A famous saying attributed to John D. Rockefeller, one of the wealthiest men to ever live, gets to the heart of [...]

6 Aug, 2019

Better Together: Stewarding Wealth and Wisdom to Prevent “Affluenza”

By |2019-11-07T15:23:24+00:00August 6th, 2019|Steward, Values, Wealth, Wisdom|Comments Off on Better Together: Stewarding Wealth and Wisdom to Prevent “Affluenza”

You’ve got an estate plan in order, a will, trust, and a life insurance policy, too. Your bases are covered. You feel confident that your children will have your valuables, but will they have your values? All of our planning and saving can go up like a puff of smoke if our descendants are not prepared to [...]

23 Jul, 2019

The Legacy of a Pray”er”

By |2019-07-23T04:53:39+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Faith, Legacy, Love, Steward, Wealth, Wisdom|Comments Off on The Legacy of a Pray”er”

“Each prayer is like a seed that gets planted in the ground. It disappears for a season, but it eventually bears fruit that blesses future generations. In fact, our prayers bear fruit forever.” —Mark Batterson, Draw the Circle: The 40 Day Prayer Challenge The legacy we leave our family is primarily three-fold, affecting their finances, [...]

27 Jun, 2019

Planning a Vacation that Builds Our Family Legacy

By |2019-06-27T19:36:03+00:00June 27th, 2019|Faith, Legacy, Love, Steward, Wealth, Wisdom|Comments Off on Planning a Vacation that Builds Our Family Legacy

Vacations offer an opportunity to build a legacy unlike when we are swamped in our normal busy lives. Without the demands of work and hectic schedules, we have the undivided attention (or at least we can) of our loved ones. Of course, we can also schedule every minute of a vacation that we don't get [...]

27 May, 2019

Stewarding Our Blessings

By |2019-05-27T01:36:43+00:00May 27th, 2019|Faith, Legacy, Love, Steward, Wealth, Wisdom|Comments Off on Stewarding Our Blessings

Happy Memorial Day! “Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” —Romans 5:7–8 me·mo·ri·al "Created or done to honor a person who has died [...]