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An Age of Opportunity

Intentional Ministry by, with, and for Older Adults  
Richard H. Gentzler Jr.
A companion to the author's earlier book Designing an Older Adult Ministry (Discipleship Resources, 1999), this book will provide new information and outline ways to develop and strengthen ministries by, with, and for older adults that can, and will, enhance the spiritual growth and well-being of people of all ages. The church is beginning to recognize that there are vast numbers of older people in its membership. It is becoming aware of its indebtedness to them for the leadership, support, ...

An Age of Opportunity

Intentional Ministry by, with, and for Older Adults  
Richard H. Gentzler Jr.
A companion to the author's earlier book Designing an Older Adult Ministry (Discipleship Resources, 1999), this book will provide new information and outline ways to develop and strengthen ministries by, with, and for older adults that can, and will, enhance the spiritual growth and well-being of people of all ages. The church is beginning to recognize that there are vast numbers of older people in its membership. It is becoming aware of its indebtedness to them for the leadership, support, ...

No Act of Love Is Ever Wasted

The Spirituality of Caring for Persons with Dementia  
Jane Marie Thibault, Richard L. Morgan
With more than 6 million people in the United States living with Alzheimer's disease and more than 11 million Americans providing unpaid care for people with Alzheimer's or other dementias, addressing the concerns of these elders and their caregivers is a matter of increasing importance. Relying on their many years of experience in this area, gerontologist Jane Marie Thibault and Richard L. Morgan offer this book to provide a fresh, hopeful model of dealing with Alzheimer's and other forms of...

Boomer Spirituality

Seven Values for the Second Half of Life  
Craig Kennet Miller
As the boomer generation navigates dramatic change as it ages, it will be informed by a unique spirituality that was forged in the tumultuous years of the 1960s and 1970s. If you are a boomer, you are sure to be reminded of the events and experiences that had an impact on you when you were young. If you are the child of a boomer, this book will help you understand why your parents act the way they do. If you are creating ministry for this generation, this will be your guide to the way boomers...

Boomer Spirituality

Seven Values for the Second Half of Life  
Craig Kennet Miller
As the boomer generation navigates dramatic change as it ages, it will be informed by a unique spirituality that was forged in the tumultuous years of the 1960s and 1970s. If you are a boomer, you are sure to be reminded of the events and experiences that had an impact on you when you were young. If you are the child of a boomer, this book will help you understand why your parents act the way they do. If you are creating ministry for this generation, this will be your guide to the way boomers...

Spirit Boosters for the Journey of Aging

366 Devotions  
Missy Buchanan
Find hope for the journey of aging with this attractive reusable calendar. Designed for older adults, the calendar features: brief daily devotions and Bible verses easy-to-read enlarged-print text a gift presentation page space to add celebrations—birthdays, anniversaries, baptisms, etc. an easel-like stand and spiral binding for easy display The encouraging devotions will help older adults keep a positive frame of mind and trust that God is always with them. Show your loved ones how much...

10 Gospel Promises for Later Life

Jane Marie Thibault
Is there any good news in the "Good News" for older adults? We're living longer. In fact, people 85 and older are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population. Life expectancy is increasing in all developed countries in the world. With the gift of longer life, though, comes pain. The worst physical ailments and frailties may seem inconsequential when compared to the feelings of emotional and spiritual abandonment that many elders report today: "I can't relate to Jesus' message any lon...

Parents and Grandparents as Spiritual Guides

Nurturing Children of the Promise  
Betty Shannon Cloyd
Today, we're increasingly disconnected from one another. Our mobile society, with its incessant busyness, creates a tragic break in relationships and diminishes the sense of community — even within families. Some parents communicate with their children by texting or calling them — inside their home! With all of the activities children are involved in — school, sports, music, camp, and others — spiritual nurture often gets neglected. "Spirituality makes persons look beyond themselves to the we...

Fire in the Soul

A Prayer Book for the Later Years  
Richard L. Morgan
In Fire in the Soul, Richard L. Morgan offers prayers to God for help in meeting the following late-life challenges: discovering God's call at retirement moving to deeper contemplation accepting aging discerning the meaning of stories mentoring facing loss and death redeeming suffering Morgan includes personal prayers (most written after his own retirement) as well as classic prayers from John Calvin, Saint Augustine, John Donne, and Teresa of Avila. A constant spiritual guide for the late...