Six Things I Pray I Won’t Do as a Senior Adult in My Church

Episode #602
December 31, 2019
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For Thom, it’s a present reality, for Sam it’s a prayer for the future. Listen as Thom and Sam discuss the attitudes each pray to avoid as senior adults in the church.


  1. Have an entitled attitude because of my giving to the church
  2. Say “I’ve done my time”
  3. Focus more on recreation than serving
  4. Complain
  5. Be more concerned about my preferences than the needs of others
  6. Lose my zeal for evangelism

Other highlights:

  • As a senior adult with discretionary income, give joyfully with no strings attached.
  • There is always a role for servants regardless of age. 
  • For a senior adult with health issues, the role of prayer warrior is one way to stay connected to the church body. 
  • Once you become preference driven, it is easier to become a complainer in the church.

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