Friday, February 21, 2014

Rich in Years by Johan Christoph Arnold Book Review

Rich in Years: Finding Peace and Purpose in a Long Life by Johann Christoph Arnold, released by The Plough Publishing House.

Who said that growing old should not be rewarding?  Johann Christoph Arnold has written books that have helped over a million readers through some of life's toughest challenges wants us to rediscover the spiritual riches that aging has to offer.  He is now in his seventies.  Arnold finds himself personally facing the trials and tribulations that come with growing old.  He knows from decades of pastoral experience what older people and their caregivers can do to make the most of the later years in their lives.  This book is a collection of stories that Arnold shares of people finding peace and purpose as they grow older.

What others are saying:

"Unassuming yet outstanding, this is the best book I know on aging. Wonderfully invigorating."--J.I. Packer, Regent College

"In this gentle book, Christian elders are offered comfort, guidance, and hope for their last decades…  Keen insights from friends, family, and others demonstrate that the passage of time can bring true wisdom to all…  A welcome change from the flood of media attention on baby boomers uncomfortably hitting their mid-60s, this graceful field guide to life’s last journeys is deeply rooted in a love for Jesus and the Bible’s 'good news.'"--Publishers Weekly