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June 26, 2019

The Sandwich Generation

It’s a relatively new phenomenon. These are the modern-day adults who are being squeezed from both sides: dealing with children and aging parents. 

In previous generations, kids tended to grow up more quickly and leave the nest more permanently. In the past, people didn’t live as long. When Social Security began in the 1930s the average life expectancy was about 67 years. Today, many people are living 25-, 30-, 35-years into retirement. All of this is good—but it can make for difficult circumstances for the Sandwich Generation. There are more and more middle-aged adults who are trying to save for their own retirements and are who are still supporting grown kids (or, at least paying college bills); and simultaneously trying to care for their parents. 

Are you a part of the sandwich generation right now? Have you ever been? What would you like to share about this season in your life? How has it impacted your walk with Christ? How has God helped you? What do you want to say to someone who is running tired and needs some encouragement right now? 

We also hear from Collin Lambert, former VP of Moody Radio. 

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Collin Lambert
Collin Lambert

Collin Lambert

President, Enduring Mediaworks. Collin served at Moody Radio from 2003 to 2018 in programming, promotions, station manager of Chicago's WMBI-FM and AM, and most recently VP of Moody Radio. Collin has also worked in event planning, church media, and fundraising.

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Kurt Goff

Kurt Goff, co-host of Kurt and Kate Mornings, is a broadcasting veteran with a pastor's heart. He is a graduate of Texas Christian University and has more than 30 years of experience anchoring television news and hosting a variety of radio programs around the country. Upbeat and encouraging, Kurt has a passion for connecting people to God. He and his wife, Liz, have two sons.

 

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Kate Bruington

Kate Bruington is the co-host of Kurt and Kate Mornings, Midday host, and can also be heard on Music for Sunday. Originally from East Hartford, Conn., Kate brings years of TV and radio experience to Moody Radio in Florida. She attended Boston Conservatory of Music and traveled the country singing before entering the broadcasting field. Kate's pastimes are reading and writing, and she currently spends much of her free time writing a novel. She has two daughters and two grandchildren.

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