After 40, life doesn't have to fall downhill.
May 7, 2013
Finally, someone shows us how to age with dignity.
April 3, 2013
Gilbert Meilaender looks at the case for using science to extend human life.
March 26, 2013
Facing critics from both sides after I quit the AARP.
March 18, 2013
Bringing Alzheimer's into the pro-life Christian conscience.
March 14, 2013
Finding the right motivations for caring for our bodies.
January 23, 2013
Those who appear weak and foolish can be powerful conduits of God's love.
November 6, 2012
Why loneliness can plague women in their 50s.
August 21, 2012
Confronting the barrenness of prolonged singleness amid an uncertain relational future.
May 24, 2012
How 'old is cold' stifles true beauty.
March 26, 2012
When my family moved my grandma cross-country to a nearby nursing home, I had no idea she would bring with her a reminder of irrevocable loss.
February 7, 2012
The elderly population is steadily growing and will be for years. How some ministries are embracing the challenge.
December 21, 2011
An excerpt from the evangelist's 'Nearing Home.'
November 2, 2011
How the mysterious life stage changes a woman's capacity to nurture others.
October 28, 2011
And how the church can turn midlife into prime time for the entire community.
October 3, 2011
With the guidance of older, wiser mentors, women can face the existential angst of midlife hoping for a new identity in Christ, one stripped of status and comfort.
April 19, 2011
The evangelist says he "sometimes crossed the line" in politics, "old age can be a lonely time," and warns evangelicals of being "victims of our own success."
January 21, 2011
Discovering God'ndashs image in a nursing home called "The Beatitudes."
January 14, 2011
That's not just a silly promise of our culture.
December 30, 2010
Exercise, technology, and diet help us live longer than ever. Should those who look to eternal life care?
December 30, 2010
When the 'beginner years' have passed, what does spiritual maturity look like?
December 15, 2010
Exploring the new horizons—and limits—of our perpetual chase for immortality.
October 11, 2010
What Christians can teach our death-denying culture.
September 7, 2010
Women who no longer have kids at home should seek new ministry ventures, says the longtime journalist and president of the Center for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia Foundation.
August 25, 2010
What a graying supermodel can teach Jesus' female followers.
August 18, 2010
What my dysfunctional prostate taught me about Jesus.
June 24, 2010
Even more importantly: Why do you want to know?
March 16, 2010
How our cultural fear of aging and dying is giving some terrorists a financial boost.
February 9, 2010
A church family from the same generation isn't much of a family.
January 28, 2010
For many women, turning 50 means the best is yet to come.
January 25, 2010
Biological maturity signaling cultural adulthood has been the norm for most ages of human history.
August 3, 2009
Amid our purity pledges and attempts to make chastity hip, we forgot to teach young Christians how to tie the knot.
July 31, 2009
Or, how not to be a deadbeat son or daughter.
July 1, 2009
An e-mail interview on getting older, the presidential campaign, missing Ruth, and other topics.
November 7, 2008
How the incarnation helps Christians think about plastic surgery.
December 21, 2007
Early boomer retirees are giving back in big numbers.
January 25, 2007
Fear of mortality lies at the root of our bioethics confusion.
January 2, 2007
Eugenics has made a lethal comeback.
December 4, 2006
What faith looks like when it's dangerous to sing and walk at the same time.
January 4, 2006
A dying urban church found new life to be costly.
July 14, 2005