" Most single adults feel like a fifth wheel in a class composed mainly of married adults.
This leaves a single person feeling left out, misunderstood, and in some cases lonely.
By Dennis Franck According to David Reddout, senior pastor, First Assembly of God, Leesville, Louisiana, "Every group in the church has unique needs and gifts...children, youth, men, women, and marrieds.
But we have put emphasis on these groups and have inadvertently forgotten the singles and have led them to believe we dont expect them to be involved in ministry.
Now is the time for the church to be bold and creative in reaching out to an increasingly "nonfamily community." I define single adults as unmarried adults, 18 years of age or older, who happen to be single by chance, change, or choice (whether theirs or someone elses).
They fall into one or more of the following categories: Five perspectives should form the churchs basis for ministry to single adults.
The Emotional Need Some people ask, "Why do we need a specific class or group for single adults?Cant they be a part of our churchs married adult classes?