Joy in All Things: Reflections on “Productive”


By Jeffrey Holder, Content Editor, Bible Studies for Life: Senior Adults In the weeks before we get to the joyful celebration of Easter, we’re studying about being productive and finding joy in the work God has given us to do, whatever it may be. That may seem to be a little extreme to some of us. Some of [...]

Promotional Videos for “Productive” and “Let Hope In”


   You asked for it, you got it. While these videos have been available on our YouTube channel for some time, many of you have asked for a downloadable version on the blog. So without further ado… Click on the images  to download the “Productive” and “Let Hope In” videos. Blessings!  

Tuesday is for Tips: 10 Reasons You Should Pay Attention to the “New Seniors”


In a recent two-part blog post, Ken Braddy, Manager of Adult Ongoing Bible Studies, talked about the “new seniors”—adults aged 65 and up who make up the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population. Is your church ready for them? As Ken points out in Part 1 of his post, if churches assume they are “just [...]

Is MY Life Sacred?

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by Jeffrey Holder, Content Editor, Bible Studies for Life: Senior Adults In the coming weeks of Bible Studies for Life, we are going to be asking, and hopefully, answering some tough questions. As I was looking toward the first session (“Is Every Life Sacred?”), I was contemplating the sacredness of human life and the value God places [...]

Senior Adults: We’re Listening!


Hello senior adult users of Bible Studies for Life! I’m glad you’re with us. With the launch in September of the redesign of Bible Studies for Life, I’ve been thinking about what senior adults might be thinking about all of this. Some of us have taken the change in stride, but for some of us… [...]

Beyond Belief, Session 1: “Zion” as a Place and a Symbol


by Robert Dunston In worship, Christians sing hymns such as “O Zion, Haste” and “We’re Marching to Zion,” indicating respectively the mission of the church and life’s journey toward heaven. Yet the location of the original place called Zion and the development of the term as a symbol often remain unknown. Location and Importance Between the Kidron Valley and the [...]