The Retirement Reformation Blog

Past Our Prime
Past Our Prime

At what age should we prohibit people from being able to work? When should we start disregarding their wisdom? How do we determine the point at which their experience is no longer necessary? Former United States Congressman Joe Cunningham declares to know the answer...

A Father’s Day Message
A Father’s Day Message

Our parenting roles don’t get easier. Our culture, economy, longevity, and living complexities make it increasingly difficult to define the role of father, acknowledge the role of father, or consistently fill fatherly shoes. The father’s role evolves from the moment...

A Christian Perspective on Technology and Culture
A Christian Perspective on Technology and Culture

My faith journey was impacted by connecting with Solomon's words of wisdom in what we call the Biblical book of Ecclesiastes. Writing at the end of his life, he concluded that being in awe of God and giving Him all glory is the chief end of man. We were created in His...

New Year’s Message for The Retirement Reformation
New Year’s Message for The Retirement Reformation

Early this Christmas morning the moon lit up the Sangre de Cristo mountains in Southern Colorado.  It was 3 AM Christmas morning and the "Blood of Christ" mountain range was peaceful, quiet, and almost as if it was waiting for a choir of angels to bring a message...

My Times are in Your Hands
My Times are in Your Hands

“Don’t worry, I’ve got it.” “Don’t you know, I’ve got it under control?” “I’m afraid and don’t know what to do!” “If I knew what to do, I’d do it.”  From confidence and control to fear and doubt, we reflect where we are emotionally and practically. Unfortunately,...

The Message of the Waffle House
The Message of the Waffle House

As I’ve traveled around the country, particularly in the South, I’m often late to town and hungry. When I’m by myself, so Judy does not know, I search out a Waffle House to calm the stress, enjoy the carbs, and go to bed happy.   Our Executive Pastor sent our...

…And then I cried
…And then I cried

First comes the lump in my throat, then a little shortness of breath and then a tear starts and trickles down my cheek. I wipe it away with the back of my hand finding myself just a little breathless. I take in a big breath, let it out slowly, and I’m only left with...

You are Called to be Faithful for a Lifetime
You are Called to be Faithful for a Lifetime

Isn't it strange that during our time of greatest maturity of understanding and potential life impact, we are sidelined by the siren call to "leisure"?  We have succumbed to the world's view of what they call retirement.  It's sold as one homogeneous period...

Live With Meaning
Live With Meaning

Take the opportunity to practice love, grow spiritually, handle difficult emotional times with grace, and take the next steps in representing Jesus to your world. Bruce Bruinsma Psalm 24 reminds us, “The earth is the Lord’s, and all it contains, the world and all who...