Third Third Journal

Retirement in the Bible? Some New Thoughts and Encouragements

If you Google on “retirement” and “Bible,” you’ll find some folks who say “There is no retirement in the Bible.” Alongside this claim they’ll…

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The Paradox of Purpose in the Third Third of Life

A few months ago I wrote an article for the De Pree Center’s Third Third Journal called “Purpose is Key to Third Third Flourishing.”…

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Looking Back on Blessings
and Looking Ahead to New Opportunities:
An Interview with Elizabeth Smith

Recently I had the opportunity to interview Elizabeth Smith who has an amazing “third third” story. I’m excited to be able to share this…

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Surprised by Older Adults . . . at the Olympics

In the last few months I’ve been watching the media for interesting stories having to do with people getting older. Of course there continues…

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Surprised by Older Adults . . . Dancing!

A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article for the Third Third Journal called “Surprised by Older Adults.” I talked about how pundits…

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Webinar: Retirement Reformation:
Abundant Fruitfulness in the Third Third of Life

Retirement is generally seen as a time of relaxation and self-focus. Making a difference that matters is a thing of the past, or so we are told. Not so, says Bruce Bruinsma, author of the trailblazing book, The Retirement Reformation.

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