Senior Adults

Alabama News | Nov. 17 2016

Evolving approach needed to minister to today’s baby boomers

By Grace Thornton Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Ronnie McCarson has been ministering to adults age 55 and up full time since 1993, and at... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Oct. 7 2016

‘Backbone’ of the church: Senior adults valuable segment of church population

By Carrie Brown McWhorter Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist There may be more millennials than Baby Boomers alive today, but Americans 65 and... [READ MORE]

Other Baptist-related News | Jul. 14 2016

Former minister now ‘prisoner to pain’ finds purpose, success while ‘lost’ in art

Almost by accident, Kerry Smith has become a popular artist — a sculptor, painter and woodcarver. But he hasn’t done it alone. His... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 9 2016

Mission:Dignity helps meet monthly needs of more than 1,800 retired ministers

After 45 years of ministry, former Alabama Baptist pastor Reginald Pressley and his wife, Claudia, retired much the way they began — serving... [READ MORE]

National News | Jun. 2 2016

While number of senior adults living alone has dropped, many still feel isolated

Trends and attitudes are changing for senior adults, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey, and the shifts open up a discussion for... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | May. 10 2016

Speakers equip senior adults to share Christ at Sr. Adult Evangelism Conference

More than 400 senior adults from around the state gathered May 2 at Taylor Road Baptist Church, Montgomery, for the Senior Adult Evangelism Conference,... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Apr. 4 2016

Variety of helpful resources available for Christians in midst of life’s storms

In Matthew 5:4, Jesus says, “For He (God) makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.”... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 25 2016

Henry to retire after more than 30 years in ministry

Jerry Henry’s ministry journey began when he returned from Army service in Vietnam. “When I came back my wife had answers to things... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 11 2016

Age doesn’t stop Bigbee Association church member from setting example

As Don Wallace was on his way to Cuba Baptist Church to speak as a Gideon one Sunday morning in October 2015, he experienced a traffic challenge.... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Dec. 14 2015

Faith and Family: Aging well as a baby boomer — Evaluating faith, relationships, health vital as boomers move to next stage of life

Baby boomers are defined as those born between 1946 and 1964. As these adults who are now in their 50s and 60s move into their 70s and 80s, they... [READ MORE]