|By PR Newswire||
|March 5, 2013 12:01 AM EST||
ATLANTA, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an exclusive one-on-one exchange now available in Crown Financial Ministries' Do Well magazine, America's pastor – famed evangelist Billy Graham – discussed the opportunities in retirement and the joys of "nearing home" in a question and answer exchange with Crown CEO Chuck Bentley. Rather than looking toward death with fear, Dr. Graham said, "I look forward to that day – not just because of the wonders I know Heaven holds in store for me and for every believer but because I know that finally all the burdens and sorrows that press down upon me at this stage of my life will be over."
To his readers, Bentley observed, "I think you'll agree with me that if we compiled a short list of believers who one day will hear from the Lord Jesus, 'Well done, good and faithful servant,' evangelist Billy Graham would be on it!"
The interview is in this issue of Do Well, a quarterly, free publication from Crown Financial Ministries, dedicated to providing readers with inspiration for their own successes, not only in their personal finances and careers but in service to their family and community. "The goal of Do Well is to equip our readers with stories and advice that will allow them to live a life truly worth living," said Crown's Vice President of Marketing and Product Development Bill Winter.
This issue's special feature on Dr. Graham provides readers with insight into how one of America's most inspirational leaders is facing end of life issues, a reality that will affect all of us. Part of the secret to a meaningful life in retirement is knowing that there is still more to do, said Dr. Graham.
Asked by Bentley "Why do you believe that even late in life, followers of Christ can still make their most important contributions to the kingdom?" Dr. Graham responded:
"Scripture is filled with examples of men and women whom God used late in life, often with great impact – men and women who refused to use old age as an excuse to ignore what God wanted them to do. The New Testament likewise gives numerous examples of men and women who were used of God in their old age. Old age may have its limitations and challenges, but in spite of them our latter years can be some of the most rewarding and fulfilling of our lives."
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