An interview with a single man
Editor’s note: This EMCer chose to respond to the interview questions anonymously.
Q: To start with, can you share a bit about your experience as a single person in the church? As a man, do you perceive that your experience is different than a woman’s? Continue reading Making the Church a Safe Place for Singles
By Junia Plett
Editor’s note: The story that follows is written from Junia (Loewen) Plett’s experiences and thoughts before she married five years ago at age 52.
Life stories can be told in many ways. Come with me for a bit. I’ll take you through the chapters of my life, starting with my childhood. Continue reading My Life as a Single Person
By Stephanie Fast
I grew up as a missionary kid in Pakistan. We had a jungle gym in our backyard and, very often, my sister and I would sit on the swings and play a game in which we would imagine we were grown up and living out the most ideal life we could think of: we were missionaries in the Peruvian jungle, with about 10 kids each. We homeschooled our kids and were, of course, the perfect missionary families. Continue reading Singleness: Finding Wholeness in the Midst of Disappointment and Loss