Why Multi-Generational Family Matters
I speak often on the multi-generational view of family. For many it’s a new concept, but I have yet to have anyone…
Are You Missing This Ingredient in Your Holiday Traditions?
Do you remember reading about feasts in the Bible? Perhaps you have, and perhaps you’ve skipped right over them or at best…
Tell Your Meaningful Family Stories
There’s healing power in telling your family story. Emily Esfahani Smith in “The Two Kinds of Stories We Tell About Ourselves,” writes…
What Is the Purpose of Family Anyway?
We lead and host Family Legacy Workshops. They are a wonderful experience and lead families to a new understanding of the opportunity…
The Tragedy of Generational Amnesia
I find it one of the more startling verses in the Bible: And all that generation also were gathered to their fathers….
Family Legacy, Community, and Theology of Place
What is “theology of place”? RuthAnne Irvin writes a wonderful article on place, telling the story of Ruthie Leming, wife, mother of…
It’s Time to Reconsider Generational Impact
When we consider the idea of family, the idea of generational impact should be a bigger topic. What do I mean?
The Family That Gives Together Stays Together
For years, I’ve touted the idea of living generously. But the discussion changes when we include the basic desire for a thriving…
Family Strategies for the Busy Leader
Guest Post: Author Stephen Mansfield tells how a leading politician of recent decades chose to value his marriage and family despite his…
Alone While Together: The Slow Drift of Apathy
He lost his family. No, they didn’t die. There was no airplane crash, divorce, affair, or breakdown. But it was as serious….
What’s A Parent’s Most Important Job?
Have you ever listed out a parent’s fundamental responsibilities? It’s not just making sure the kids gets fed and clothed.
A New Proverb: From One Generation to the Next
“Shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations.” Every culture around the world has its version of that proverb.