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Aging
Are You An Aging or Maturing Adult?
There are a number of terms being used today to describe our current aging demographic, for example: “seniors,” “older adults,” “aging boomers,” or “maturing adults.” I will not develop in this article the appropriateness or difficulties implied in using one term over the other. It is apparent from the literature and informative to our ministries...
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A Time to Care, A Time to Share
An article was recently passed along to me which I would encourage you to read: Reestablishing Rhythms of Remembering by Benjamin Mast, published through Cardus Magazine online. The article explored how the ancient rhythms of the church provide a unique gift for an aging society. The church has an emerging pastoral and missional season over the next 20-25...
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Mental Wellness and the Church
In the spring of 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the U.S. reported  a noticeable rise in the suicide rate over the recent decade for men in their late 50s (up by 50%) and women in their early 60s (up by 60%). There were several suggestions as to the reason for this...
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