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Why Do Churches Treat Singleness Like a Problem? by Rachel Karman, published by Relevant Magazine
“Don’t worry, you’ll find the right man,” she said to me (for the third time) just before shoving me into the dreaded gaggle of single ladies waiting for the bouquet to be tossed.
“Well, what if I don’t,” I asked. “What if I never meet the one? What if I never get married or have kids or ‘settle down?’ Will you still value me?” Read More
Live Out Loud Discipleship Ap for Your Smart Phone
Dedicated to discipleship and spiritual development.
Discipleship means to live as spiritual sons and daughters, by recognizing, from God’s perspective, your true value and spiritual potential. It is the prayer of the leadership team of Live Out Loud that every single man and single woman learns how to live this life on purpose, walking into everything God has for them. More information. Download Now
10 Ways “Right Now” You Can Minister to Single Adults Without Having to Have a Singles Ministry by Kris Swiatocho, David King
1. Single adults are defined as those that are not married including college-age, young adults, never-married, divorced, single parent and widow.
Note: Not all adults who are not married will acknowledge they are single; however, they do have specific needs that are common with others. Read More
Insecurity: The Open Door to Fear by Pastor Lester Rector, Live Out Loud Singles Ministries, Faith Assemblies, Orlando, FL
Pray for the soil and fruit. God’s conversation for us tonight.
You see, it’s easy to shout, praise and worship in church, as we are in His Presence, around people that believe like we do. This makes us comfortable. But our God wants to talk about what happens to us the moment we walk out of the atmosphere of a church service and back into life, why our victorious shouts give way to or bows to life’s defining… the feeding of our fear and insecurity.
Many will walk away not knowing how to do life with Christ. You can be in the presence of anyone and not know who they are. (Tom Cruise) Many know me for what I can do, but not who I am. Read More
Oasis Single Mom's Conf; Aug 13, First Baptist, Houston, TX
The Best Worse Date Story by Kris Swiatocho, published by Single Matters
“You need to borrow $20? Are you kidding me?” was just one of many comments made on the worst date of my life.
This was back a few years when I was living on the coast of North Carolina. I had been talking with some friends, and they insisted that I go out with this guy they knew named Billy. I was like, “A blind date, seriously? Read More
Download our Free Guide on How to Start a Singles Ministry
Singles ministry can be one of the most challenging ministries to start and grow. But if you start right, with 1) Prayer; 2) Leadership Team; 3) Good public relations, you can have not only have success but see quick growth. Click on the free guide to get started on your ministry. More tools needed, click here?
David Hilburn, a Single Life Worth Living
Stats/Powerpoint on Singleness
Welcoming Steve Harris, NC Baptist to as our Keynote for NavigateRetreat.com Sept 1-2, 2016, Black Mountain, NC
Steve Harris serves as the Strategy Coordinator in the Blue Ridge area of Asheville. He has most recently finished his ministry as founding pastor of New Life Community Church in Asheville where he served for sixteen years. He has been leading church planting movements in the Buncombe Baptist Association, nationally and internationally as a Strategy Coordinator with the International Mission Board, starting churches with the Quechua Indians in the Andes mountains of Peru. Click here to register for our retreat.
Welcome Russell and Kristi Johnson, Worship for our Labor Day Singles Retreat, Set Apart
Book of the Month: Growing Strong in God's Family: A Course in Personal Discipleship to Strengthen Your Walk with God (The 2:7 Series)
Ministry of the Month: Faith Assembly "Live Out Loud" Singles Ministry, Orlando, FL
Single Mom Curriculum by Gail Showalters, S.M.O.R.E