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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

25 Apr, 2019

The Family Dinner: Nourishment for Body and Soul

By |2019-04-25T18:22:55+00:00April 25th, 2019|Eating Habits, Faith, Family, Legacy, Love, Steward, Wealth, Wisdom|Comments Off on The Family Dinner: Nourishment for Body and Soul

Families all over the world gathered together this past weekend in the celebration of Easter. And while there is joy in the celebration of any holiday, it is the gathering together for a meal that makes the event even more special. As our lives get busier all the time, the family dinner has become less [...]

29 Mar, 2019

Wisely Stewarding Your Family’s Wealth

By |2019-03-29T02:16:51+00:00March 29th, 2019|Legacy, Love, Steward, Wealth, Wisdom|Comments Off on Wisely Stewarding Your Family’s Wealth

"Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms." —1 Peter 4:10 (NIV) "Wisdom does not depend on the size of your portfolio or your net worth. Whether your resources are modest or abundant, your virtues and values should be unchanging as [...]