What single Christians say make great leaders

In our survey of  3,000 single Christians, answers to the question: “Tell us about what makes your leader great for single people…” separated into two streams of what is done and who they were.

It is clear from descriptions we received from single Christians that what happens in one place may neither be appropriate nor work in another. Ideas here are offered for you to explore with members of your community of faith.  Please discard the ones that prove not feasible or considered unhelpful and try out some that are possible.  And do PLEASE share your experiences with others through this website so that we can find what is most likely to work. 

What actions do great leaders take?

The answer is that they support single Christians in  a variety of  practical ways, from including them in talks and sermons to organising social events and offering support.

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Personal attributes of great leaders

Where single Christians had good or inspirational leaders, we asked them to describe their characteristics.  Encouraging, giving good advice and arranging to talk about singleness were the most common.

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How can church leaders respond to society's changing demographics? Which are the best passages in the Bible for teaching issues around singleness? The selection of articles in this section will help to provide the answers. 

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