Life transition for Steve Arnold has been a way of life. Learning to cope with transition and change in a positive way has been a result of the various changes that have taken place in his journey.


My life is focused around John 13: 3-17 describing Jesus washing feet.  This page offers definitions, resources, thoughts and actions that incorporate the faith and life of the Deacon.

Pivot Point Ministry Transition Model

Transition is the prequel to change, but, without a successful transition there is no change.


Health and Aging Transition   Pivot Point Ministries offer support to those in aging and health transitions, particularly to those individuals and their caregivers who are connected to various forms of dementia.


The Alzheimer’s Association (http://www.alz.org/downloads/facts_figures_2012.pdf) reports “that an estimated 5.4 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s disease in 2012

Ministry Connections

Pivot Point Ministries is walking and serving with a number of ministry connections.  Ministry connections have a vision shared by Pivot Point Ministries but may take different approaches to the same goal.   Please get acquainted with our ministry connections.

Recent Items

  • The Loneliness Factor

    I was at a luncheon that was serving as a listening post for seniors to describe their sense of loneliness and isolation. I knew that the population invited to this luncheon was one that would probably have a higher sense of isolation, but, what I heard was much more intense than I expected. A man […]

  • Social Networks and Aging

    It is interesting that research is showing two demographics experiencing social isolation in such as way as to impact health: Young Adults (18-22) and Senior Adults (65+). I have worked with both populations over the past 50 years and I continue to be amazed at the similarity of the questions raised by both groups and […]

  • An Eye-Opening Awareness: One More Transition for this Guy

    I sat at a luncheon two weeks ago that opened my eyes to a reality that I knew was there, but as the discussion unfolded I began to realize how the discussion, about to take place, was going to expand my thinking. As I listened to the needs of the people with whom I shared […]


    When it comes to the human condition and a desire to change, we can become easily frustrated: we think that we want to change … but we really don’t. Paul expresses this contradiction well in Romans 7:15-24: “I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do […]

  • The Crisis of Loneliness

    THE NATIONAL CRISIS CALLED LONELINESS From “LINKED IN” “America is becoming Isolation Nation. Nearly half of respondents to a nationwide survey by health insurer Cigna say they always or sometimes feel alone, and 54% say they feel no one knows them well. Such loneliness is connected to increased risk of heart disease, stroke and premature death. The […]