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November 14, 2014 / Randall

Singled Out: How Churches Can Embrace Unmarried Adults

Since married people are the ones calling the shots, they remain central to the life of the church. Meanwhile, single people are relegated to the margins. Whether this is intentional or not, this “married people monopoly” results in a Christian world in which single people are often misunderstood, ignored, overlooked for leadership positions, caricatured, equated with immaturity, and little more than a punchline or an afterthought.

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Image source and full article: http://www.christenacleveland.com/2013/12/singled-out/

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  1. Bryan / Nov 17 2014 1:57 am

    It’s true! It is easy to think like everyone else on a church staff, especially if everyone is in the same life-stage.

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