Monthly Archives: August 2012

Choosing Your Legacy

I have always loved baseball.     Besides playing in organized leagues my friends and I played in our front yard, the back yard, and in the street.   We used real bats and balls and sometimes we used a wiffle bat and … Continue reading

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A Legacy of Loving People

One benefit of focusing on the heart in training your children is not only a legacy of godliness that lasts, but it will also enable them to get along better with people.   There is an emphasis today on developing “people … Continue reading

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Focus Determines Legacy

What causes children to reject the faith of their parents?   In previous posts I have given three primary reasons – a poor example from the parents, a lack of teaching about God from their life message, and a focus … Continue reading

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A Meaningful Legacy is Heart Work

It is possible to leave a legacy that honors the Lord and benefits society.   To do so is not haphazard, but the byproduct of incorporating three essential behaviors in your parenting.   These are given to us in the Bible and … Continue reading

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The Necessity of Informal Teaching

One of the absolutes in leaving a lasting legacy that honors the Lord is that we are teaching vital lessons to our children.   The word “legacy” involves passing down what you have been given or have learned.    This is … Continue reading

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Teaching Effectively for a Godly Legacy

Some of the most influential people in our lives are those that teach us.   We have a deep sense of gratitude for the lessons, truths and skills they have helped us to learn.    Especially as we grow older we realize … Continue reading

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Making a Mark that Lasts

Leaving a godly legacy in your family is not guesswork, but it is hard work. The Lord has given us some basic responsibilities that will allow us to imprint eternal values on the lives of our children. There are a … Continue reading

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