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The Secret of a Meaningful Retirement

The Secret of a Meaningful Retirement
January 29, 2017 No Comments »

By Bob Russell An exhausted minister who was on the verge of retirement was asked what he was going to do with his extra time. He quipped, “The first year I’m just going to sit on the front porch in ... Read More »

Heading for Home with a Glad Heart

Heading for Home with a Glad Heart
October 30, 2016 1 Comment »

By Bob Russell Billy Graham wrote a book titled, Nearing Home: Life, Faith, and Finishing Well. He began with this paragraph: “I never thought I would live to be this old. All my life I was taught how to die ... Read More »

The Gospel of Prevention

The Gospel of Prevention
July 31, 2016 No Comments »

By Bob Russell Since “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” we vaccinate our children against disease. The primary emphasis of medicine today is on maintaining wellness, not just curing illness. We all know the wisdom of ... Read More »

The Church’s Response to an Aging Culture

The Church’s Response to an Aging Culture
May 29, 2016 No Comments »

By Bob Russell Bill Hulsey, executive director of The Forum at Brookside, a retirement community in Louisville, Kentucky, shared some eye-opening statistics about aging. Maybe these stats are of particular interest to me because I am 72. But they illustrate ... Read More »

Winning Over Worry

Winning Over Worry
January 31, 2016 No Comments »

By Bob Russell Don’t worry! That command is really difficult for many of us to obey. There are so many things in our country, our church, and our families that seem out of control. I’ve heard many of my peers ... Read More »

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