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In this article Paul Akins writes about how Baby boomers, those born between 1946 and 1964, are heading into retirement at an unprecedented rate. Data indicates that on average, 10,000 baby boomers retire every day. Recent research also suggests that the average baby boomer is expected to live, at least, until age 84. Couple those two realities together, and what you have is a generation of people who are retiring and will live for another 20 years. The implications of these truths are massive for Christians and churches. “There is a need for a reframed understanding of retirement. Borrowing from a sports analogy, retirement does not necessitate a move from the field to the sidelines. No, retirement, simply implies a change of position on the field. Christians who are retired or will be retiring soon have a unique opportunity to re-engage in the mission of God in the world in new and purposeful ways. As baby-boomers and others step into the retirement stage of life, may they embark on some of the most fruitful and productive work of their lives for the glory of God.”