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Flourishing in the Third Third of Life

The righteous will flourish like the palm tree, and grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
They are planted in the house of the LORD; they flourish in the courts of our God.
In old age they still produce fruit; they are always green and full of sap.
Psalm 92:12-14

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Third Third Life is our monthly newsletter with content about flourishing in the third third of life. Ideal for those in or entering the third third of life.

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Calling in the Third Third of Life

A Devotional and Small Group Guide by Mark Roberts
Price: $9.99

This ten-part devotional and small group guide, centered on Genesis 12:1-5, encourages us to guide our lives by the callings we have from God, especially for those in or entering the third third of life.

Man and Woman on a bench

Third Third Journal

Journal Articles by Mark Roberts (principal creator) and others

The Third Third Journal contains a variety of articles on thriving in the third third of life.

Third Third Welcome Letter

Introduction by Mark Roberts

Read more about our Third Third Initiative and how we hope it will enable people in the “third third” of life to flourish, for their own sake and for the sake of God’s work in the world.

Grape vineyards in Piedmont, Italy.

A Biblical Vision of Third Third Flourishing

Article by Mark Roberts based on Psalm 92:12-14.

The righteous will flourish like a palm tree…planted in the house of the LORD…they will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green.

A fountain pen and a letter

Third Third Survey

Online Survey about your Third Third experiences

As we develop our Third Third Initiative, we would love to hear from you. We have put together a short 5-7 minute survey and would appreciate your input.

Third Third Curated Resources

Collection of Resources

We have curated some of the best resources for the third third of life, including books, videos, and excellent organizations.

Webinar: The Power of Purpose in a Pandemic

Recorded Webinar with Richard and Leona Bergstrom, hosted by Mark Roberts

This webinar focuses on how those in the third third of life can discover a new sense of purpose that will focus and empower us in the midst of the pandemic.

Webinar: Flourishing in the Third Third of Life

Recorded Webinar by Mark Roberts

This webinar explores how to serve the “third thirders” in your ministries as well as think in new ways about your own future.

Webinar: Uncommon Retirement

Recorded Webinar with Jeff Haanen, hosted by Mark Roberts.

This webinar offered a new vision of what we call “retirement.” Based on Scripture, this vision will help folks to flourish in the third third of life.

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