The Purpose of Marriage & Singleness
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Since 1970 the marriage rate has declined by over 50%, and the average age for women to marry is 27, the highest in a century. Is it okay if a majority of twenty-somethings are satisfied with being single? Often our churches are aimed at serving marrieds and families but are at a loss for how to best engage this growing population within our communities. Joy Eggerichs, director of Love and Respect Now, explores how the church might see singleness as a gift to the Body of Christ.