22 Nov, 2019

The Making of a Generous Heart

By |2019-11-22T22:04:41+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Christian, generous, Legacy, Lifestyle, Steward, Wealth, Wisdom|Comments Off on The Making of a Generous Heart

Hebrews 13:16 (NIV) “And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.” Walking up to a doorstep on Halloween, a little boy discovered an empty bowl of candy and instinctively put his hands into his own bag to replenish the empty bowl. Sometimes from the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

15 Jan, 2019

Preparing to Live Your Legacy in 2019

By |2019-01-15T20:35:47+00:00January 15th, 2019|Business, Christian, Legacy, Spiritual, Steward, Uncategorized, Wisdom, Work|Comments Off on Preparing to Live Your Legacy in 2019

Happy New Year! The year is off to a roaring start and it is my prayer that as you reflect on 2018 that you have some fond memories and as you look forward to 2019 it will be your most joyful, blessed year yet. Each year we marvel at what God has done and wonder [...]

29 Dec, 2018

Leaving a Business Legacy that Endures

By |2018-12-29T02:06:18+00:00December 29th, 2018|Business, Christian, Legacy, Spiritual, Steward, Uncategorized, Wisdom, Work|Comments Off on Leaving a Business Legacy that Endures

Taking care of business is not just for the here and now. It is also not just about monetary profit today and tomorrow. Our business can be an engine of blessing that impacts our team, those we serve, and those yet to be a part of the business. A Holy Calling Ephesians 2:10 “For we [...]

28 Jun, 2018

Raising Well Adjusted Heirs To Carry Your Legacy Forward

By |2018-11-16T20:53:38+00:00June 28th, 2018|Christian, Dad, Family, Father, Father's Day, Generations, Legacy, Mom, Spiritual, Transfer|Comments Off on Raising Well Adjusted Heirs To Carry Your Legacy Forward

Parents play a crucial role in the preparation of the next generation, but all too often the next generation can take on an attitude of entitlement and blame poor old mom and dad for their woes. True, the leadership of fathers and mothers in the lives of their children is significant and critical, but the [...]