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7 Myths About Singleness

Status: Active
Isbn: 1433561522
Isbn-13: 9781433561528
UPC:
Speedy#: 163369
CPC Super: Christian Living
CPC Primary: Relationships
CPC Sub: Single Living
Author: Allberry Sam
Publisher: Crossway Books
On Hand: 57
Case Qty: 64
Binding: Trade Paper
Price: 14.99
Due Date:
Weight lbs.: 0.4
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Excerpt:

While singleness is often widely misunderstood by many in the church today and often viewed in negative terms, the Bible speaks about it very differently. This book sets forth a positive vision of singleness by responding to 7 common misconceptions, such as the notion that singleness is too hard, requires a special spiritual gift, is a hindrance to ministry, or is a waste of sexuality. Addressed to the church as a whole and written by a single pastor, 7 Myths about Singleness will help readers better understand, support, and empower the singles around them to contribute to the flourishing of the church as a whole.



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If marriage shows us the shape of the gospel, singleness shows us its sufficiency.

Much of what we commonly assume about singleness—that it is primarily about the absence of good things like intimacy, family, or meaningful ministry—is either flat-out untrue or, at the very least, shouldn’t be true. To be single, we often think, is to be alone and spiritually hindered.

But the Bible paints a very different picture of singleness: it is a positive gift and blessing from God. This book seeks to help Christians—married and unmarried alike—value singleness as a gift from God so that we can all encourage singles to take hold of the unique opportunities their singleness affords and see their role in the flourishing of the church as a whole.