Baby Boomers and Beyond Tapping the Ministry Talents and Passions of Adults Over 50

ISBN-10: 0470500794

ISBN-13: 9780470500798

Edition: 2010

Authors: Amy Hanson

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How ministry leaders can help older adults be a vital part of Christian communityWith the explosion of the older adult population, this important book explores the opportunities and challenges that this presents for the Christian community. Amy Hanson challenges us to let go of many old stereotypes regarding aging and embrace a new paradigm that sees older adults as active, healthy and capable of making significant contributions. Debunks the myths of aging that keep us from fully embracing the potential of people in life′s second half Offers suggestions on how to re-invent ministry with older adults Focuses on unleashing older adults to serve and make an impact on churches and congregations A volume in the Leadership Network seriesThe author shows church leaders how they can unleash the power of the baby boomer population to strengthen their congregations.
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List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 8/20/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

About Leadership Network
Introduction: Reinventing Ministry with Older Adults
Ready for More: The New Old
A Wake-Up Call for the Church: A Reality We Can't Ignore
Not What You Thought: New Ways to Think About Aging
The Boomer-and-Beyond World
Aging Well
Relationships and Responsibilities
Retirement: What It Is and What It Is Becoming
Harnessing the Potential: Implications for the Church
Letting Go of the "One Size Fits All" Mentality
Serving: The Linchpin of a Successful Ministry
Matters of Faith: Spiritual Growth for the Boomer
Melding the Generations
Conclusion: An Uncharted Opportunity
About the Author
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