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Reaching out to older people in your community

On the 4th December, our Director Carl Knightly was interviewed on the Premier Radio breakfast show. Carl spoke about our mission, our website activities directory, and the importance of reaching those in later life. Click the below link to have a listen.

 

www.premierchristianradio.com/Shows/Weekday/Inspirational-Breakfast/Interviews/Elderly.-Who-cares

Interview on Revelation TV

On 24th November our Director, Carl Knightly, appeared on Revelation TV’s ‘Church Without Walls’ programme. It was a wonderful opportunity to share about Faith in Later Life, why this ministry exists, and how we seek to inspire and equip Christians and churches.

To watch the interview with the CEO of Revelation TV, Gordon Pettie, click here and forward to 25 minutes into the show.

 

New Wine conference seminar

‘Faith in Later Life’ Director Carl Knightly co-led a seminar (with Louise Morse) at the New Wine United 2019 conference, entitled ‘ Faith in Later Life & Why God Designed Old Age’. If you were unable to be at New Wine you can purchase this in CD or MP3 format.

Click on this link to Eden.co.uk to order or download. Please note ‘Faith in Later Life’ does not benefit commercially.

This is my story – UCB2

Catch up on an hour of chatting and songs, with Ruth O’Reilly Smith interviewing Faith in Later Life Director Carl Knightly, live on UCB2 radio. Listen as Carl shares about the vision of Faith in Later Life, as well as some of his own story.

Click on this link to access the podcast.

Living With Dementia: Ken’s Story

This is a short film about a family living with dementia- both very moving and informative, it is worth watching if you want to gain insight into one family’s experience adjusting to a loved one who is diagnosed with dementia.

Click here to view the video.

Faith in Later Life on UCB2

Listen as Sandra Godley from UCB2 speaks live to Faith in Later Life Director Carl Knightly, to find out about Faith in Later Life, and what encourages him, as well as what the Faith in Later Life vision is.

Click on this link to access the podcast.

 

 

Church urged to step in as report finds millions of Brits at risk of poor-quality later life

‘Faith in Later Life’ has highlighted the importance of the Church’s role in caring for the elderly, and the practical ways Christians can support those around them, as a new report has found a significant proportion of people are at risk of spending later life in poverty, ill-health and hardship.

www.premier.org.uk/News/UK/Church-urged-to-step-in-as-report-finds-millions-of-Brits-at-risk-of-poor-quality-later-life

Five secrets to sharing Jesus with elderly parents

There are five essential keys to sharing Jesus with your older parents, says an article based on the experience of a young couple and their disinterested parent, who came to faith weeks before he died. The article produced by ‘Faith in Later Life’, is on the Evangelical Alliance’s ‘Great Commission’ website, and can be found by clicking on the below link.

www.greatcommission.co.uk/read/secrets-jesus-elderly-parents

Premier Christian Radio- Thought of the Day

Listen to the first of five ‘Thought of the Day’ reflections on Premier Christian radio, delivered by Faith in Later Life Director Carl Knightly, and all with a focus on older age. This first ‘Thought for the Day’ reflects on Psalm 92 v 12-14.

Tune in at 24 minutes into the programme. https://www.premierchristianradio.com/Shows/Weekday/Inspirational-Breakfast/Episodes/Inspirational-Breakfast1209

 

Better than medicine

A recent news article reports that GPs are to be given 1,000 staff to help tackle loneliness and mental illness, as part of the social prescribing project. Does your church run an activity which invites older people in the community to join in? If so perhaps you could think about making it known to your local GP Practice?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-46999922

Press Releases

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Archive Press Releases

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January 2018

October 2017