We emphasize ministry to children, teens, and adults, but somehow, we have forgotten about a hidden workforce and the next generation of servant leaders, single adults! I want to share with you five vital reasons we should be reaching out to single adults:
“Pastor, I love him, and he used to love me!” “I don’t know what happened; everything was going great, but now all of the sudden he is telling me that he does not love me anymore.” These are excerpts from two counseling sessions that I have had with two separate individuals in recent days.
What is God’s will for my life? This question has brought much agony to the hearts of many sincere single adults. Many people are searching books, reading stories, and getting hours of counsel for something that God has already made extremely clear in His Word!
I’ve had five conversations that went almost exactly the same in recent days. A battle-worn college student says, “I’m not even sure what I’m doing here. I feel like I’m doing nothing and headed nowhere.”
Myths abound in today’s culture - fueled by urban legends, chain emails, speed-diets, and beyond! Thanks to snopes.com, it’s pretty easy to run an email, a story, or a bizarre event through a quick research test to find out . . .
The statistics are alarming—and readily available with a simple Google search—that young people are leaving church in droves during that crucial transition between high school graduation and the complete embracing of adulthood.
What happens to our graduates after high school? Have you ever seriously considered this question when it comes to their life direction, their relationship to the pastor and church, and their spiritual support?