Crafting A Legacy

George Lockhart

legacy

At church this week, we heard a sermon on Legacy. It was a good sermon and topic for Father’s Day. I’ve thought about this before myself and when I did a little research on the old English word,I found out something interesting.

Often when we define the word Legacy we immediately think about what we leave behind. It’s kind of my mark or fingerprint on humanity and if not humanity at least family. But the concept is much richer and fuller than you know.

The old English word was used when people were left behind in a brand new location to start a new way of life. They were basically being sent into the future as opposed to being left behind. When I considered this idea of legacy, it really changed the way I looked at life and how I lived.

As disciples of Christ we are to prepar people…

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