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Thursday, April 25, 2019

The Church Needs Single Parents

The Church Needs Single Parents—and Single Parents Need the Church
Families with one parent are part of God’s family. But how do we minister to their complex needs?
Ruth Moon Mari
Single-parent families of all kinds are becoming increasingly common in the US. From 1880 to 1970, around 85 percent of children in the US lived with two parents, according to the Pew Research Center, but over the past 50 years, this traditional family arrangement has changed radically. In 2015, less than one-half of children in the US lived with two parents in their first marriage. In 2018, there were more than 16 million single parents in the US, and nearly half (40%) of births in the US were ...
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