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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...

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...

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...

Upholding Your Family's Vision legacy lessons mission vision and values Jan 02, 2023

How long did you stick with your New Year’s resolutions last year?

Millions of people make them every year. Lose weight. Watch less TV. Read more. Eat healthier. 

As the end of the year approaches, people set goals they want to accomplish with the hope of a new year and a fresh...

Starting the New Year Right legacy lessons Dec 26, 2022

As we enter a new and bright year, it becomes tempting to leave 2022 behind completely. We have a habit as a culture of abandoning trends, concepts, or traditions as they become “old”. This often is seen in our own legacies as ideas that were passed down from generation to generation...

Taking in the Small Moments family growth strategies legacy lessons Dec 12, 2022

This time of year is filled with many distractions. Bright lights, the frantic bustle of shoppers, your children running around the halls while on break. It is easy to become weary during the Christmas season. It is easy to sacrifice the spirit of celebration.

Celebration is defined as “the...

5 Keys to a Great Family Giving Experience with Young Adults legacy lessons Nov 28, 2022

It’s common for families with young adult children to ask us, “How should we give together?”

While you can go in multiple directions, here are 5 tried-and-true ideas for giving with young adults:

1. Don’t make it complicated.

A simple way to start involves random...

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