Staying Connected and Leaning In: Singles in Church Community

Singles make up a huge proportion of the American population. A 2017 Pew Research study found that 42% of adults in the U.S. live without a spouse or partner. And, among those under 35, singles are the majority, comprising 61% of young adults. However, church congregations often do not reflect the high proportion of singles…

Is It Our Job? Rethinking Addiction and Recovery Ministry in the Church

Can your staff clearly identify and differentiate, by policy and wisdom, which acts of compassion, enabling, helping, discernment, accountability and church safety are useful when an unknown “poor” family of four asks for assistance? How would you discern wise, loving forward-moving ministry?