Serving requires sacrifice, and that’s why less than 10% of people in church actually commit to serving.But from what I know of these 10%, they are people who are eager to give of their time, their energy, and their love for the glory of God.People who are regularly attending church week-in and week-out are going to show up in your life time and time again. Some of my nearest and dearest friendships have come out of these intimate settings of people, sharing God, life, and usually food (bonus! It will require you to get vulnerable, but why not take a step and get involved into a smaller group?I think the problem we face isn’t that our churches don’t have enough singles, it’s that our singles don’t have enough of a clue (ouch, I said it!!!! But I don’t blame them, because we’ve been sort of brain-washed into avoiding dating and staying in the friends-for-life-grey-zone for far too long. So why not take a chance this weekend and ask someone out for coffee? Most churches have plenty of groups of different topics, interests, age groups and locations.We met on a lunch break, and got to know each other during a group mini-golf outing.Let’s be honest- I would have never predicted that one, but life often happens that way, doesn’t it? I’m speaking at a Singles Retreat in Whistler, British Columbia, April 2015….check it out on the speaking page if you’re interested!) #5 Friends & Family A recent statistic I read reported that most people meet their significant other by way of friends and family.And it makes sense, because usually, these are the people that know you the best.
) I would venture to say that there are still a decent concentration of Christian singles hovering around.
So put the word out there, and give your friends and family a chance to introduce you to their social circles.
#6 Weddings I think singles often dread weddings, because they can be an aching reminder that everyone else is changing relationship status but you.
If you’ve read you would 🙂 It was a multi-generational Christian conference with all different age-groups in attendance.
I was there attending the college & career class, and John was there teaching the Junior High students.