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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

NAE - Summer 2014 ­Newsletter

Summer 2014 ­Newsletter

The Graying U.S. Population
By Ron Sellers, President of Grey Matter Research

All you need to know about the direction our nation’s population is headed is plastered on the U.S. Census Bureau website: Fueled by Aging Baby Boomers, Nation’s Older Population to Nearly Double, Census Bureau Reports.  With advances in health care and the dramatic decrease in smoking, people are living far longer than they used to. (read more)

The New Old: Is the Church Ignoring One of America's Largest Generations?
By Amy Hanson, Author of Baby Boomers and Beyond: Tapping the Ministry Talents and Passions of Adults over 50

What do USA Today , Chico’s clothing store, CVS pharmacy, and the government have in common? They are investing significant amounts of time, money and research into one of the biggest demographic shifts in America: the aging population. They are studying the baby boomer, and the impact this huge group will have on society in their later years. And yet the Church is virtually silent on this topic.  (read more)

The Bible's Retirement at 50
By Leith Anderson, NAE President

"The Bible says nothing about retirement. Christians just keep working until they die," the speaker said with confidence. Ooops! He must have missed Numbers 8:25 about the Levites who ran the Old Testament Tabernacle: "At the age of 50, they must retire from their regular service and work no longer."  (read more)

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