Service in global missions and service to the local church aren’t opposed to each other—or at least they shouldn’t be.
Does your congregation look like the people who live around it? If not, does it matter? How important is it that a church reflects its surrounding community?
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?
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.
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.
Older men in the church can help college men develop a God-honoring approach to dating by encouraging them to imitate godly examples, embrace biblical values, and involve the church.
Capitol Hill Baptist Church offers a 13-week Sunday School course on singleness and courtship for free on its website. You can find all the manuscripts here.
— Is it okay to tell my church members, “You should never vote for a pro-abortion candidate”? — Would you say churches that don’t practice membership or discipline are not true churches?