E: 17 Singleness in the Church

Singleness in the Church:

What does singleness mean in the context of the Church? Everyone is called to at least a season of singleness, so how can singleness be a blessing both to the single person and to the Body of Christ? Today, Sue Harris joins Karen Hodge to talk about the blessing of being single and how the Church can better serve those doing life solo.

Discussion Questions

  • What are some of the different variables you see in the lives of women who are single compared to those who are married?
  • What are some reasons a woman might be single?
  • Sue talks about how Christ upheld and affirmed singleness. Do you believe singleness is a gift?
  • How is the Body of Christ richer because Jesus brings together both married women and single women?

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About the Speaker:

Sue Harris

Sue Harris serves the congregation at Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church (Birmingham) as the Women’s Ministry Director. She has a passion for spiritual formation as she earned her Master of Arts degree in Biblical Studies at Reformed Theological Seminary in Atlanta in 2014. She served Mission to the World for nine years challenging PCA congregations in missions as well as serving missionaries on the field through encouragement, teaching and short-term teams. Previously, she spent 12 years as a college women’s basketball coach, earning her MBA at Texas Woman’s University.

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