“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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
"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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Taking inventory of this past year, we have insight to take us into the new year successfully.
Our financial worldview needs to be anchored in God's worldview.
Valentine's Day has come and gone again, but February is not over and love is still in the air all year through. It starts with a decision, often automatic, but carefully nurtured - to choose to unconditionally love those God has placed in our sphere of influence. How this love is shown will vary from [...]