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New Beginning’s 2019 Strategic Plan

Executive Summary

  • Introduce a new tag line

  • Introduce new redesign website January 2019

  • Publish Answers for the Next Generation first-half of 2019

  • Edit & update all other published books in 2019*

  • Recruit youth adults to join the second half of life movement by Items 1-4 and presentations at high schools and church senior high groups by second-half professionals

  • Recruit second-half professionals to become change advocates and agents as defined in Second Half of Life Seminary Curricula

  • Select a beta seminaries to participate with input by second-half professionals seminary change advocates and agents’ presentations


The new tag line reflects a new direction ‘all ages’ to accomplishment social change for second-halfers. Pre-second-halfers need to be educated about budgeting, wellness, and attitude early in life; age discrimination; the 30-year bonus extension of life; Centurion growth; elderhood, a new life stage 64-85; protirement.

The new website boosts three new menus: Budgeting, Health, Attitude perinate to all ages. The Welcome menus and sub-menus, explain the importance of awareness of all ages to accomplish goals in the second half of life. The Resources menu was pruned and more Guides added. The Books menus and sub-menus were updated and a new one price of $9.95 (Soft Cover or Kindle Edition) set.

Answers for the Next Generation will be released after a young adult focus group and consultant editor corrects spelling, grammar and readability. All other books* will be updated similarly.

By Robert W. Chism, CAM:

Answers for the Next Generation (2019)

To really be happy in this life and for the opportunity in eternity, God is the only answer. The book provides answers for some of the most formidable questions of life:

  • Responsibility

  • Salvation

  • Stewardship Budget Planning

  • Stewardship Estate Planning

  • Stewardship Legacy Planning

  • Wellness

  • Patriotism

  • Education

  • Age Equality

  • Elderhood & Protirement

The book provides generation cognizance. It is a tool for understanding the aging process better, inter-generational communication, and longevity preparation.

Those that have ridden the train of life have much to share. I’ve drawn from a combination of sources: The Bible; research; the counsel of others; and personal experience on potential answers to religion, financial well-being, wellness, and social leadership.

You will gain from this book in direct proportion to the time you put into reading; re-reading; thinking about what you have read and how it applies to your life:

  • Balance what is important with what gives you satisfaction

  • Inspire a life of purpose and significance

  • Identify your unique gifts and strengths

  • Pray with faith and pure motives

  • Volunteer your time and talents

  • Study and practice the Bible

  • Lead with a servant’s heart

  • Maintain a humble attitude

  • Exercise your right to vote

  • Complain about nothing

  • Love others as yourself

  • Match faith with deeds

  • Care for those in need

  • Connect with others

  • Control your tongue

  • Affirm each other

*Second-Half Ministry Seminary Curricula (Second Edition)

This is about a new stage of life, elderhood. Due, to longevity the traditional human life stages have become outdated. The new life stages are as follows:

  • Emerging Adults (20-34)

  • Full Adults (Late 30s)

  • Sandwich Generation Adults (40s-Mid 60s

  • Elderhood Adults (65-84)

  • Frail Adults (85 plus)

The book was written to emphasize the need for Second Half of Life Ministry Seminary Curricula texts for training and equipping students; for seminary graduate pastors; and elderhood protirement laymen desiring training and equipping for the best uses for their time for the Lord.

*Twelve books were written as volumes for an Aging Reading Certification Series for any age or generation in planning their legacy life:

Volume 12

In Fundamental Retirement/Protirement Planning starting early on your retirement planning is essential. Critical elements you should learn are salvation, stewardship, wellness, and works. Key stewardship fundamentals taught include preparing a budget, leaving a lasting legacy, drafting a will and final instructional documents. Protirement means retiring or quitting an unattractive job to pursue work or hobbies more suited to one's personality. Fundamental Retirement/ Protirement Planning was written for a Second Half of life Ministry Reading Certification Series and a classic primer for young adult’s self-study reference guide to finish extremely well, plus achieve spiritual, physical, mental, and financial health.


God’s Grand Plan focuses on the daily living characteristics of Jesus Christ: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control as found in Galatians,” 5:22-23 (NIV).

If you wish to be happy for the rest your life, let Jesus’s thoughts become your thoughts and bend your will to His will. “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus,” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NIV).

Volume 10

The Second Half of Life is self-help for second-halfers to age happily and finish extremely well. It is, also, a preview of what the second half of life can be.


Chism's Isms is a collection of articles and essays for church leadership and second-halfers to grow, connect, serve, reach, and better prepare for a fuller, more productive, rewarding life and eternity with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. The theme is making an elderhood protirement adult difference for Christianity and Nation.


The focus of Daily Legacy Living is on religious health, financial health, mental health, physical health and social leadership principles. If one does not start planning the person one wishes to become at an early age, it’s highly unlikely to happen. The book provides potential answers for many of life’s legacy questions to provide a solid foundation for planning a worthwhile legacy.


Planning the Life God Wants was written for Christians, non-Christians, those in debt, those planning their life and those wishing to leave a legacy. The focus is on salvation and stewardship with a brief mention of mental and physical health. In our Christian walk, there is much to be accomplished in our congregation, community, state, and nation by fighting against the unshakable facts (challenge ageing intolerance and conflict; unconstitutional government; and reclaiming our nation as Christian and free).


The Essential Ingredients for Second-Half Ministry was written to answer the question as to the missing ingredients for the church to be successful with the new life stage of Elderhood, graduation from the public sector, and the protirement life style.


Life Stages Lessons were written as an Alpha Tau Omega Life Guide for American's financial, mental, physical and religious health. Everyone, particularly your children, grandkids, women, and elderhood adults, will benefit from the book. Life Stages Lessons focus on the matters that make a difference (Stewardship) in this life and make all the difference (Salvation) for eternity.


A New Life Stage is about why God has provided us with an extra 30 years to make an eternal difference in our second half of life. The book teaches about a new life stage, elderhood; protirement, life after adulthood; and equips, energizes, enables the new life stage, elderhood.


Making an Aging Difference is a toolkit of guides for helping second-halfers make the most of the next phase of their life. Each chapter provides both information and instruction for helping to make a more productive second half of life and potential aging legacy.


Longevity Response-Ability is a collection of readings (legacy letters, stories, and plans) to help second-halfers grow, connect, serve, reach, and better prepare for a fuller, more productive, rewarding life and eternity with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.


Second-Half Elderhood Protirement Ministry, New Beginning’s first publication is a thoroughly researched resource manual packed with relevant information and advice from proven sources.

The Aging Reading Certification Series books may also be used by adult Sunday school classes to help learn how to make a difference; by ministries to move their groups forward; by individuals to help reinforce their learning process options and early preparation; as well as gifts for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Older Adults Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Grandparent’s Day, Birthday’s or person Friendships.

Neither New Beginnings nor its books support any one political party over another or advocates any one religion over another. It does advocate change based upon added longevity of 30 years, the new elderhood life stage, as well as young and old ageism.

The most appropriate categories for these books are religious aging leadership and self-help aging.

All New Beginnings book royalties, after expenses, are contributed to fund services and research.

Ageing is the power of ONE!

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