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Single adults in the church often feel like a "breed apart" because of their unique questions and issues. In this essential handbook, 35 experienced leaders offer advice, principles, and wisdom on topics ranging from developing and encouraging support groups, prayer, and discipleship to addressing bitterness, parenting, divorce, workaholism, sexual struggles, remarriage, and more. 362 pages, softcover.
In a family-oriented world, single adults often feel left out. They have special ministry needs that the church is called to address.
The Baker Handbook of Single Adult Ministry is now available in trade paper. This comprehensive reference covers all aspects of ministry with single adults, including contributions from thirty-five leaders in single adult ministry. The wide range of subjects includes community service, prayer and discipleship, dating and marriage, retreats, organizing a divorce recovery workshop, leadership teams, ministry to single parents, and much more.
The forty-five chapters of the book are organized into seven parts designed to help readers zero in on their particular ministry needs.
Douglas L. Fagerstrom is former president of Grand Rapids Theological Seminary of Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has served in several churches as youth pastor, music minister, single adult pastor, and pastor of adult ministries, and he speaks at conferences and retreats.