10 Ways to Help Single Women Flourish in Ministry

Whether single or married, we can all advocate for single women in ministry.
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10. Sponsor, invite, and validate their ministry.

The road to ministry for women is often not straight, but the path for single women is not only curvy but steep and rocky. Because singles are often seen as less mature and treated as teenagers, many overlook their leadership potential. Single women in ministry can greatly benefit from other leaders helping to clear the way for them, so invite a single woman to teach to your ministry, validate her gifts publically, or sponsor her when your church is looking to fill key ministry roles. Your word of recommendation might be the ticket to having other leaders see her gifts, talents, and skills.

Are you a single woman in ministry? Check out our brand-new resource Navigate Singleness in Ministry for tips on handling the tricky parts of ministry as a single woman.

Amy Jackson is associate publisher of WomenLeaders.com.

July21, 2017 at 7:00 AM

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