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Retirement for Those Who Can’t
Do Christian understandings of work and aging accommodate those who can’t afford to leave their jobs behind?
Saving RetirementSubscriber Access Only
Growing old is not what it used to be. For millions of retirees, that may actually be good news.
Florida’s Oldest Place to Grow OldSubscriber Access Only
Dowling Park was a retirement community built around widows and orphans. A century later, it’s a model for intergenerational ministry.
Richard Foster: Effort Is Not the Opposite of GraceSubscriber Access Only
As he retires from public ministry, the ‘Celebration of Discipline’ author reflects on the heart of spiritual formation.
Eugene Cho: Why I Am Stepping Down as Pastor of Quest Church
“I don’t feel burned out, but I am realizing my limitations.”
Your Best Years Are Not Behind You
God needs willing workers, not necessarily young ones.
Richard Stearns Is Leaving World Vision
Longest-serving leader will retire this year with Christian relief organization poised to help millions more than before.
Willow Creek Chooses Co-Ed Pastors to Succeed Bill Hybels
Megachurch becomes biggest in America to appoint a female lead pastor.
Middle-Aged Women Face a Crisis of Discipleship
Are churches missing out on discipling those in midlife?
Why Your Deflated Retirement Dream Might Be God’s Open Door
After losing my safety net, I see retirement as meaningful vocation, not permanent vacation.
Only 1 in 7 Senior Pastors Is Under 40
Report finds passing pulpits to millennials a ‘glaring challenge.’
Churches Challenge Nigeria Forcing Pastors to Retire
New law requiring resignation after age 70 or 20 years in pulpit would affect 90 percent of evangelical pastors.
Grandma Went to Woodstock: 5 Principles for Pastoring a Vibrant Older Congregation
The generation that grew up on Led Zeppelin will affect our churches differently than those who listened to Lawrence Welk.
Navigating Times of Transition: How Some Pastors Leave Their Posts to Continue Ministry
How do senior pastors transition out of their roles well? Here are some stories where they transitioned to broader ministry.
Having Trouble Letting GoSubscriber Access Only
Handing Off a PastorateSubscriber Access Only
One church’s intentional transition from one pastor to the next.
The Midlife Church CrisisSubscriber Access Only
In Christ, there is neither empty nester nor new mom.
Quitting Time: The Pope Retired. Should Your Pastor?Subscriber Access Only
Benedict's decision shows how to serve well and leave well, experts say.
Fleecing the Faithful—Again: Former YWAM Leader Defrauds ManySubscriber Access Only
A Swedish Christian businessman swindled friends, family, and missionaries of millions of dollars.
Pension TensionSubscriber Access Only
Lawsuit questions 'church related' retirement plans.
Top Story March 23, 2019
America’s Farming Crisis, Laid Bare by Midwest Floods
America’s Farming Crisis, Laid Bare by Midwest Floods
A deeper problem lies beneath recent stories of swelling rivers, soggy small towns, and feel-good relief efforts.
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