Finishing Well: A God's-Eye View of Ageing
As we get older, some of us grow more frenetic in our anxiety to demonstrate that the force is still with us. Others withdraw, often quite abruptly. What is God's view of ageing? The Bible has much to say, and...
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As we get older, some of us grow more frenetic in our anxiety to demonstrate that the force is still with us. Others withdraw, often quite abruptly. What is God's view of ageing? The Bible has much to say, and many stories to tell, about those who did great things, those who did ordinary things well, those who prayed, those who used their gifts, those who suffered, those who went right to the end - and those who, in later years, got it absolutely wrong. How are we going to face the prospect of ageing? Will we subside, give up? Or shall we view retirement as a gift from God, an opportunity to reach out to others? Our older years are full of possibilities, not least of which is that of helping others find Christ.
Ian Knox is a gifted communicator of the gospel and has been an Evangelist for over forty years. After a successful career as a solicitor he joined the Church Pastoral Aid Society as a staff Evangelist in 1982. In 1986 he joined the 40:3 Trust as their first full time evangelist. Once shortlisted for The Times Preacher of the Year, he is the author of several books, a broadcaster on Christian radio and has been the Director of Evangelism with the Birmingham Bible Institute.
Ian is actively involved in leading missions, training others how to evangelise and speaking both in the UK and internationally. He has been invited to teach and lead missions in many parts of Africa and Europe and in 2005 he was ordained as a member of the Diocese of Bungoma, Kenya, where he is a Canon of Webuye Cathedral. Ian is a founder member of the College of Evangelists