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Webinar: Uncommon Retirement

October 9, 2020 • De Pree Journal, Third Third Journal

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This webinar was sponsored by Fuller’s De Pree Center and was recorded on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 10:00AM (PT) via Zoom. You can watch the YouTube recording now.

Webinar Description

We’re all pretty familiar with the common retirement narrative. You work at your job for several decades and then you retire for the rest of your life. If you’re lucky, you can spend the next years playing, traveling, and mostly doing whatever you want. But this cultural narrative just isn’t working for millions of people who are approaching or who have begun to experience retirement. Folks in the third third are looking for purpose. They want to make a difference that matters with the time they have left.

Jeff Haanen, author of An Uncommon Guide to Retirement: Finding God’s Purpose for the Next Season of Life offers a new narrative for retirement. With biblically-based vision, lots of creativity, and plenty of stories, Jeff helps folk who are in or entering the third third of life to approach retirement in an uncommon way.

Featured Guest: Jeff Haanen, founder and CEO of the Denver Institute for Faith & Work. Author of An Uncommon Guide to Retirement: Finding God’s Purpose for the Next Season of Life.

Host: Mark Roberts, Executive Director of Fuller’s Max De Pree Center for Leadership and Program Lead for the Center’s third third initiative. (You can find Mark’s review of Jeff’s book here: https://depree.org/an-uncommon-guide-to-retirement-a-review-of-a-new-book-by-jeff-haanen/.)

About Our Speakers

Jeff Haanen is the Founder and CEO of Denver Institute for Faith & Work, an educational nonprofit that teaches and convenes leaders on theology, work, calling, and culture. He’s also the founder of the 5280 Fellowship, an emerging leaders program in Denver, Colorado, and The Faith & Work Classroom, an online learning platform. He writes for Christianity Today, Comment Magazine, and other publications. He’s also the author of An Uncommon Guide to Retirement: Finding God’s Purpose for the Next Season of Life. He lives with his wife and four daughters in Denver, Colorado.

Dr. Mark D. Roberts is the Executive Director of Fuller’s Max De Pree Center for Leadership. Previously, he was the lead pastor of a church in Southern California and the Senior Director of Laity Lodge in Texas. Mark has written eight books, dozens of articles, and over 2,000 devotions that help people discover the difference God makes in their daily life and leadership. As a key part of his work with the De Pree Center, Mark is the strategic and content lead for the Flourishing in the Third Third of Life Initiative. With a Ph.D. in New Testament from Harvard, Mark has taught at Fuller Seminary, most recently in his D.Min. cohort on “Faith, Work, Economics, and Vocation.” Mark is married to Linda, a marriage and family counselor, spiritual director, and executive coach. Their two grown children are educators on the high school and college level.

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