Unless the church is ministering the Word in the context of meeting people’s needs, the church is not really ministering effectively. If the church is not doing that, then the church is not growing.
By D. Clair Davis. By now, everywhere you go church bulletins say: “Ministers: every mem
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By Tom Jones. Silence is not support. It is wrong to assume that the divorced person would rather not talk about it or that if you brought up the subject you would only be making things worse. Divorced people already feel like lepers because friends no longer want to talk to them. If you will not talk, you increase the silence surrounding the divorced and drive them more deeply into a sense of isolation.
By Walter Wood. They represent the majority of the single-adult population in churches with over 500 people. They also represent the most energetic and available source of ministry in the church in America today. They usually have more energy and less responsibility than any other adult group in the church. A church that fails to aggressively minister to its singles and fails to strategically seek to reach unchurched singles is missing an opportunity and a significant responsibility.
By Bob Burns. We must not stick our heads in the sand like the proverbial ostrich while cry