❮Reading❯ ➿ Elders Rising Author Roland D Martinson – Bluevapours.co.uk Riding the age wave with graceIn this inspiring book Roland D Martinson draws on the folk wisdom and experience of over fifty persons between the ages of sixty two and ninety seven He puts this wisdom Riding the age wave with graceIn this inspiring book Roland D Martinson draws on the folk wisdom and experience of over fifty persons between the ages of sixty two and ninety seven He puts this wisdom in conversation with scriptural and theological understandings of elders in the last third of life and sets forth perspectives on aging for individuals groups civic organizations and congregations to utilize in developing a vital resilient and productive uality of life for eldersThe book explores some current age wave numbers and explores elderhood in relation to Scripture theology and the wisdom of pioneers and pathfinders Practical direction is given for conversation and action based on exploring elder identity presence partnerships passions purpose powers and promiseMartinson lays out a process for helping communities including faith communities become vital aging centers where elders are called to look honestly and hopefully at life's third chapter and to make it a time of discovery adventure and capacity The volume will help congregations better serve the needs of elders and integrate elder wisdom and capacity in their mission and ministry.
- 224 pages
- Elders Rising
- Roland D Martinson
- 02 July 2014 Roland D Martinson