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Every Generation’s Guiding Principles family communication legacy lessons Mar 27, 2023

One million candles.

That’s the amount of brightness found in the typical lightbulb of a modern lighthouse. In comparison, the average lightbulb in your home emits light equivalent to only about 100 candles.

That’s a bright light. However, in raging storms and dense fog, such a light...

The Best Inheritance for Your Children legacy lessons mission vision and values Mar 20, 2023

One hundred million dollars.

That’s how much Cornelius Vanderbilt was worth when he died in 1877. That’s over two billion today!

Vanderbilt left almost all of that wealth to his children. You would think that would set up his family for generations of prosperity, but within 30 years,...

How True Wealth is Measured family growth strategies legacy lessons Mar 13, 2023

Approximately 6.14 inches by 2.61 inches… that’s the length and width of both a 5 dollar bill and a 100 dollar bill. 

If you were to determine the value of these two bills based solely on their dimensions, you’d say they were equal.

However, we all know that if you were to...

It's Time to Think BIG Mar 06, 2023

Picture your ancestors from 200 years ago.

Do you even know their names? If you’re into genealogy, then it’s possible you may know some basic details. But do you know their stories? What they stood for? The values and lessons they taught their children and grandchildren? Their family...

Kickstarting Your Family Legacy legacy lessons mission vision and values Feb 27, 2023

“Have it YOUR way.”

How many times have you heard that before? Whether directly or indirectly, you see it all the time in society, media, and culture. Greed and personal desires rule the day.

Living in such a world while trying to build a lasting family legacy can be a challenge....

Rhythms & Rituals: A Family Focused Approach family growth strategies legacy lessons Feb 20, 2023

Rhythms and rituals are an important part of our biblical story. In the Beginning, God had a daily routine, or rhythm, as He created new life. At the end of those 6 days, He intentionally created a moment of rest to reflect on His vision. This rest became a tradition, or a ritual, known as the...

Rooting Your Family's Growth in Love family growth strategies legacy lessons Feb 13, 2023

Matthew Henry, author of the Exposition of the Old and New Testaments, once wrote “Love is the root; obedience is the fruit”. While this may appear to be a thoughtful, if not slightly blasé statement, its meaning is in fact, much deeper.

It is a well-known truth that God is...

How Your Family Can Find Joy family growth strategies legacy lessons Feb 05, 2023

Jesus had nothing.

Nothing in terms of worldly possessions. No 401K or retirement savings. No vacation home. No three-car garage. Not even a well-used minivan on its last leg. 

Yet He is the richest and most joyous person in Heaven. 

Hebrews 12:2 tells us Jesus endured the cross for the...

Crafting A Family Focused Check-In to Cultivate Culture family communication family growth strategies Jan 30, 2023

In 2 Samuel 23:5, it is written, “For does not my house stand so with God? For he has made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things and secure. For will he not cause to prosper all my help and my desire?” As a family, you want to encourage this vision of a fruitful...

Your Map for Life family growth strategies Jan 23, 2023

When you join an organization or a particular community, there are always standards involved. You learn what it means to be part of that community — what’s acceptable, what isn’t, and what members of the community are known for.

We refer to this as a code of conduct, and it...

3 Ways to Renew Engagement with Your Older Children family growth strategies Jan 16, 2023

You have been a parent for many years. You have changed countless diapers, helped orchestrate many last-minute projects, and acted as a fierce confidant for your children. But as the years go by, your role in their life changes to something new. Instead of being their sole provider, you gradually...

One Powerful Key to Passing On Your Legacy family growth strategies legacy lessons Jan 09, 2023

We often hear of families having issues while planning their wills and trusts.

The truth is that most typically have some idea of how much wealth they’ll pass on to their children. But few are equipped to discuss how they’ll pass on their legacy.

Your legacy should NOT...

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