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Be A Single-Friendly Church: Engaging All Types of Singles

Being a single friendly church is more than a program or a ministry. It is embracing all types of singles and identifying their unique life stage and ways to engage them. Whether you are a lay leader or church staff member, all of us can help our churches SEE singles so we can reach singles.

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Defeating Loneliness: Unveiling the Struggle for Genuine Connections

Why do I feel so lonely? These words resonate in the hearts of not only singles but all Americans. 58% of all adults are considered lonely, and minorities are at an even higher risk, with 75% of Hispanics and 68% of African American adults responding as lonely.[1] Our feelings of loneliness impact mental health, and we all process that differently. It can depend on our temperament and the cultural environment we were raised in. Still,

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Leaders to Singles
Starting Out as a New Singles Minister

Starting as a new Single Adult Minister, I have learned so many wonderful things through the Lord. Still, these three are probably the most important I have learned: We live in a world that pushes fleshly desires and what society thinks is important. If you watch television or scroll through social media, you see a lot of selfishness and flesh desires. You know, a lot of sex propaganda, marriage prioritization, and finding what’s “true for

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Leaders to Singles
Starting Out as a New Singles Minister

Starting as a new Single Adult Minister, I have learned so many wonderful things through the Lord. Still, these three are probably the most important I have learned: We live in a world that pushes fleshly desires and what society thinks is important. If you watch television or scroll through social media, you see a lot of selfishness and flesh desires. You know, a lot of sex propaganda, marriage prioritization, and finding what’s “true for

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How to Divorce-Proof Your Marriage: Embracing Completeness in Christ

Singles you may or may not be married some day. At Table for One Ministries, we often include in our blogs the idea of being Complete in Christ for singles. But being Complete in Christ is not just for singles. It is for all adults. If you one day are called to marriage, remember this tip to help divorce-proof your marriage: Be Complete in Christ! That’s right. Being Complete in Christ and not in a

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Table for One Ministries - Ministry for Singles and Leaders to Singles - Blog - Struggling with a Desire for Intimacy
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Singles Struggling with a Desire for Intimacy

As single adults, sometimes we can feel like we’re missing out on a big perk of a romantic relationship or or the intimacy it offers.  No matter your situation, if you are a single adult who desires intimacy, you are not alone in your search for meaningful connections and intimacy. There is hope! We know there is hope through a relationship with God because he tells us so. Isaiah 43:1 mentions, “Do not be afraid,

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Single Parents
Four Things the Single Parent Needs from the Church

Single parenting! I remember those days well! When I entered into this stage in my life I had just left the military but little did I realize I was entering into an even bigger challenge. One that would demand more physical and mental stamina than my Drill Sergeants had demanded from me. My daily routine consisted of getting not only myself, but the kids, out of bed and ready for the day. I’d get them

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Single Pastors: Don’t Believe These 3 Lies

Being called to bi-vocational or vocational ministry is unique and as rewarding as it is terrifying, especially for single pastors who might be grappling with the lies single pastors believe about their calling. Compound that with being a single adult and the calling to ministry that once felt like a spiritual high now feels like an island of isolation. Carrying the burdens of day-to-day ministry alone will often feel less than whole to the American

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Singles
Loss When You Are All Alone

How do you handle the death of a loved one as a single person? It’s a borderline selfish question that doesn’t seem quite as selfish once you break it down. Whether it’s a family member, dear friend, life partner, or spouse, the loss still sucks and is incredibly hard at any level. I’ve had a lot of losses in my life. By 19, I witnessed the burial of a teenage cousin, uncle, great grandmother, and

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Leaders to Singles
Single Adult POV Two Years into COVID

“I tried going back to an in-person church, but as a single adult during COVID, I didn’t want to take the seat of a family who may need it.” “My job moved fully remote, I live alone, and in two years, I have only been out to social events a handful of times.” “As a single adult during COVID, I struggle with being alone. The pandemic and quarantine have made me even more alone and

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