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Clarifying Your Purpose in the Third Third of Life, Part 6

Clarity of purpose is essential for third third flourishing. That’s what the research says. And that’s what I keep hearing from people, again and again.

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How Will I Be Remembered After I’m Gone? Part 1

I recently attended a memorial service for a man I knew when I was young. It was a fine service, full of worship, gratitude, sadness, and joy.

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Will I Be Remembered After I’m Gone? Does It Matter?

This article was inspired by two experiences I had last month, one in Vermont and the other in Massachusetts. Both experiences got me wondering: Will I be remembered after I’m gone? And does it matter?

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Clarifying Your Purpose in the Third Third of Life, Part 5

This is the fifth article in a series on “Clarifying Your Purpose in the Third Third of Life.” To this point, I have offered six suggestions to help you identify and live into your third third purpose…

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Mentored by Jesus to Mentor Others: Part 2

In my last article, I explored the concept of mentoring using the story of Jesus’ post-resurrection encounter with two of his disciples on the road to Emmaus.

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Ageism Everywhere All at Once – An Opportunity for the Church

In March 2023 Michelle Yeoh won the Best Actress Academy Award for her work in the film Everything Everywhere All at Once. In her moving acceptance speech, she said, “For all the little boys and girls who look like me watching tonight, this is a beacon of hope and possibilities…”

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Mentored by Jesus to Mentor Others: Part 1

Think about it: Where would you be if you did not have others wiser and more experienced who came alongside to encourage and help you navigate the challenging waters of life, work, and leadership?

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Clarifying Your Purpose in the Third Third of Life, Part 4

This is the fourth article in a series on “Clarifying Your Purpose in the Third Third of Life.” In the first article, I observed that there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to discovering your purpose.

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Resurrection at Work

When was the last time you saw a resurrection at work? If you work in the medical field, maybe you’ve seen someone brought back to life. Most of us don’t get to see that sort of miracle unless we’re binge-watching the latest TV medical drama. But if we looked carefully, intentionally, perhaps we’d see resurrection all around us.

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Unleashing the Potential of the Third Third in Your Church: A Workshop

Unleashing the Potential of the Third Third in Your Church will equip pastors to help their older adults flourish in life and ministry. This workshop will led by the Rev. Dr. Mark D. Roberts, founder of the De Pree Center’s Flourishing in the Third Third of Life Initiative.

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Webinar: Creating Wellness in the Third Third of Life

Hosted on April 5th, 2023 at 10:00 am (PST) This webinar was sponsored by the Max De Pree Center for Leadership at Fuller Theological…

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Meet the Team: What’s On Our Shelves and Playlists

At the De Pree Center, we have an amazing staff. When we interview candidates for job openings, they often ask the hiring committee what they love about their jobs, and we can’t not talk about our team.

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Teach Us How to Pray: A List of Prayer Collections

Healthy marketplace leaders know how to pray. And they do it often. When we interviewed exemplary Christian marketplace leaders for our research study, they…

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Third Third in the News – February 2023: Ageism in Hollywood and the Question of “Old”

Ageism in Hollywood The problem of ageism in our culture and, indeed, our whole world, is being addressed more frequently and more publicly these…

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Why Are People Finding Our Flourishing in the 3/3 Course So Helpful?

We continue to get encouraging feedback from churches and individuals who are using our Flourishing in the Third Third of Life video-based course. For…

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