Unmarried America: Ministry Opportunities For Today’s Church
One of the largest demographics in today’s society is single adults. The U.S. government census estimates that more than 42 percent of the population of the United States are single. Unfortunately, the church often overlooks this important segment of society. But single adults — those who have never married, are divorced, widowed, single parents — have much to contribute to the church.
Read practical articles on how to effectively minister to the young adults and single adults in your church and community by Margaret Feinberg, Dennis Franck, Linda Hardin, Rich Hurst, Don Partridge, Rick Stedman, and others.
Introduction: Developing a Viable Singles Ministry
Gary R. Allen
The challenge for the church is to blend singles and married into a solid community of faith while meeting the special needs of nuclear families and young and single adults.
Unmarried America: How Single Adults Are Changing The Face of the U.S. and What It Means for the Church
The question today is: How can we use the lessons learned — or missed — by those who focused on single adult ministry in earlier decades?
Through prayer and strategic planning, this hidden mission field can become a ministry force in your church.
If you are wondering how to relate to this new breed of young adults — and build bridges into their hearts and lives — here are a few insiders’ tips.
Bridging the Generations: Young Adult and Single Adult Ministry Prepares the Church of Today for Tomorrow
Jerry Brooks, Scott Erickson, Joe Fuiten, Eddie De La Rosa, with Scott Harrup
To ask for a common denominator among these four pastors might seem a trick question. But a critical link between them is the need to reach and disciple a key segment of U.S. society — single young adults.
Here are three keys to unlocking your pastor’s heart toward singles ministry.
Interview With Darcy Decker, Lindsay Fosner, Sam Miller, Reza Zadeh
Here is a candid conversation with four leading young adult and single adult pastors you don’t want to miss.
By following these simple steps you will be on your way to beginning a fruitful ministry for young adults.
What can your church do for the single-parent families looking for answers and help? More than you can possibly imagine.
Few in society more closely fit the bill of being brokenhearted and bruised as single parents and members of stepfamilies. Will working with stepfamilies and single parents become a predominant ministry in your church?
Here are four steps to implementing a new or improving an existing single adult and young adult program in the smaller church.
The personal journey of recovery of three single adults points to the restorative power singles ministry offers, both to group members and the community.
In Closing: Connecting Young and Single Adults With Christ
From the General Superintendent
Interview With George O. Wood
The Greatest Challenges Of Pastoral Care
Ministry And Medical Ethics
Christina M.H. Powell
Q&A For The Pastor’s Wife
Compared to Previous Pastor’s Wife
Everything But Preaching
Dealing With Needy People
Clergy, Church & Law
Substantiating Charitable Contributions
Richard R. Hammar
Aimee Semple McPherson (1890-1944)
“The Positive Proclamation of Pentecost”
Empowering Collegians for Christ
Want To Leave a Legacy? Mentor University Students
Harvey A. Herman
Jack Aiken And Torry “Moose” Martin
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