Jim Stinson, Consultant on Older Adult Ministries

Jim Stinson, Consultant on Older Adult Ministries

Blog Posts


November 20, 2017

‘Remembering’ Can Help Lessen Fear of Change


September 14, 2017

Caring Touch Can Speak Volumes in Ministry


August 23, 2017

No Expiration Date on Service to God


July 18, 2017

Offering ‘Understanding’ May be Wrong Response


June 21, 2017

Accepting Communication As It Comes


May 15, 2017

Encourage Elders to Be Politically Active


March 15, 2017

Elder Abuse Can Come in Subtle Ways


February 16, 2017

Finding a Vital Ministry for “Elders”


December 13, 2016

Sharing the Light to Lift Blue Christmas


November 16, 2016

Helping the Questioners Find Their Answers


October 20, 2016

Age Shouldn’t Negate Call to Serve One Another


September 15, 2016

Living in the Now Can be a Gift


August 16, 2016

Embracing Life Fully—However It Comes


June 22, 2016

Concrete Acts of Love Can Help Caregivers


May 27, 2016

Preparing for Those End-of-Life Decisions


April 13, 2016

Finding New Ways to Offer God's Hope


March 14, 2016

“Washed Clean” by Telling Our Stories


February 15, 2016

Community Can Help Ease Personal Transitions


December 15, 2015

Willy Provides A Lesson on Giving Back


November 16, 2015

Communicating in Both Old & New Ways


October 14, 2015

Never Too Old to Be Faithful Example


September 01, 2015

Beware of Assumptions About Age & Abilities


August 01, 2015

Learning from the Dark Can Bring Insight


June 01, 2015

Dishonesty May Be More Painful Than Illness


May 01, 2015

Just Listening is a Gift to the Dying


April 01, 2015

“God Talk” May Hinder Caring Ministry


March 01, 2015

“Growing Pains” Can Come at Any Age


February 01, 2015

We are Worthy, No Matter the Age


January 01, 2015

Helping the Aging Find God in Between Us


December 01, 2014

Holiday Emotions Not Always Joyful Ones


November 01, 2014

Loss of Routines Can Disrupt Sense of Belonging


October 01, 2014

Finding New Life in Saying Goodbye


September 01, 2014

Uncovering the Unspoken, the Unseen


August 01, 2014

Dementia Inspires New Ways to Communicate


July 01, 2014

Dealing with “Waiting” That Comes with Aging


June 01, 2014

Leaving Space To Enjoy Daily Miracles


May 01, 2014

Sharing Promises of Spring Can Bring Hope


April 01, 2014

Encouraging Trust in the Wisdom of God


March 01, 2014

Supporting Older Adults Who Choose to Die


February 01, 2014

Dealing With Loss While Continuing to Live


January 01, 2014

Allow God to Do What Needs to Be Done


November 01, 2013

Depression Often Overlooked in Aging


October 01, 2013

Love & Affection May Help Ease the ‘Whys’


September 01, 2013

Seeing Our Lives Through Changed Eyes


August 01, 2013

Empathy Can Help Alleviate Aging Fears


July 01, 2013

Retirement Can Mean Start of Something New


June 01, 2013

Ministry to Elderly Starts With a Visit


May 01, 2013

Helping Others Can Ease Bouts of Boredom


March 01, 2013

Memories of Past Help Coping With Present


February 01, 2013

Life Review Reinforces Worth for Elderly