Preparation for retirement requires more than just financial planning. For most people, and especially for Christians, it comes with a host of other considerations—when to retire, where to live, and how to spend one’s time. Many find themselves asking, Is there a right way to retire?
Drawing from his work with geriatric patients and his own retirement experience, Dr. John Dunlop shares practical strategies for Christians as they approach their retirement years. With Scripture as his guide, he promotes balance between rest and activity—encouraging intimacy with God, service to churches and communities, time with friends and family, and care for one’s health. Among the uncertainties of major life change, readers will be equipped to make decisions for their future as they seek to glorify God in their retirement.
Introduction: Your Opportunity to Start Fresh
Strategy 1: Determine Your Priorities
Strategy 2: Retire at the Right Time
Strategy 3: Retire in the Right Place
Strategy 4: Take Care of Yourself
Strategy 5: Love God
Strategy 6: Make Good Friends
Strategy 7: Enjoy and Strengthen Your Family
Strategy 8: Avoid Destructive Pitfalls
Strategy 9: Get Busy
Strategy 10: Be Flexible, Adaptable, and Resilient