Toward a Biblical Approach for Ministry to Older Adults

From: Volume IV, Issue 1: Fall 1983 Pages 26-37


Demographic upheaval--the gray revolution--forces the church to consider a biblical approach for ministry to older adults. Senior adults can no longer be ignored in the church. Functioning with the hypothesis that the "biblical approach" is a needs-centered approach, this article establishes a biblical perspective on aging, a biblical perspective of man, the needs of older adults based on developmental psychology, and a proposal for Christian education for senior adults that is in the truest sense biblical.



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