Service in global missions and service to the local church aren’t opposed to each other—or at least they shouldn’t be.
Pastors, we must use some of our best time, energy, and resources training up plumbers, lawyers, teachers, and bankers.
Your church has a primary role in your personal pursuit of contentment. Does this surprise you?
Here are seven simple things we can do—and not do!—so singles in our midst know we love them and respect them as fellow image-bearers of God.
How can a single pastor build a constructive counseling ministry in the context of the local church?
Given the cultural climate in the United States, it’s surprising to see how positively Paul speaks about being single.
Paul makes it clear in 1 Corinthians 7 that singleness is not a predicament that needs to be addressed, an emergency that needs attention, or a problem that needs to be solved.
A basic distinction between fact and interpretation is helpful when pastoring discontented singles.
As you shepherd those longing for a spouse, don’t miss the opportunity to listen, to comfort, and to speak truth in love.
Even the best things in life cannot fill a human being’s need for companionship.
Vocation and service: two major areas of life that are often neglected in the pulpit, but that help the people of God find purpose and hope in this fallen, often lonely world.
As you are preaching through the Scriptures and thinking about applying the text, you might consider whether your text addresses questions like these.
How are the families in your church are doing at loving single people? Do they strive to fold single people into their lives?
Here are a few comments intended to encourage you to fold single-adult friends into your special family events.
Singleness, Same-Sex Attraction, and the Church: A Conversation with Sam Allberry, Rosaria Butterfield, and Christopher YuanBy C. Yuan, R. Butterfield, S. Allberry | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Singles | 03.20.2017
Sam Allberry, Rosaria Butterfield, and Christopher Yuan answer questions on same-sex attraction, singleness, and the church.