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Single solution?

According to an Office of National Statistics report covered in The Times recently, more than one woman in three will be unmarried by 2031, one woman in five aged between 45-54 will never have married, and half of all men will be unmarried.

James Young

Pastors and church leaders may be justified in believing these figures only apply to the world ‘outside’ the church, but, most likely, some reflection of these statistics will be seen in church life. The question is, ‘Will the reflection be a vague likeness or closer to a mirror image?’ Judging by how successful non-biblical culture is at penetrating Christian living, we must heed the warning these figures are sending out. It appears that unwanted singleness could become a major issue in the evangelical church.