single in ministry

This section is especially for you

As with those who are married, those who are single and serving in ministry and areas of ministry expression, need support and encouragement too.

It is our hope and prayer that you will be blessed and encouraged by some of the articles specifically tailored for you in this section as well as other threads on our website.

We warmly welcome you to use our prayer request page at any time if you could benefit from some confidential spiritual support.

 

single in ministry articles

Merry Christmas and a Happy Newyear

Merry Christmas and a Happy Newyear

From all of us at ESPS MINISTRIES. Have a very blessed Christmas season, we’ll be back with you after the holidays.God Bless ! Here's the link to our final Christmas Carol this year. 'Christ the Redeemer IS Here' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=093_hkkbK38

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Tending Our Mental And Spiritual Health

Tending Our Mental And Spiritual Health

Who would have imagined back in March that we would still be living with varying degrees of lockdown and restrictions on our daily living due to Covid-19? I think most of us have just about managed to trundle along from month to month as we faced uncertainty around...

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Personal Prayer Support

Personal Prayer Support

Our recent Annual Conference was a very blessed day indeed. It was wonderful to connect with those of you who joined us. All the seminars were so rich and inspiring, encouraging and comforting. We also had our experienced prayer team with us all day, manning phones...

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How Are YOU Doing?

How Are YOU Doing?

The above question is one that many of us in leadership and ministry find ourselves asking many times a day, in many different ways and to many different people. It’s a genuine caring question for those who are pastoring, coaching, counselling, and just simply...

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Healing for the Divorced Pastor

Healing for the Divorced Pastor

Divorce is epidemic in America, scuttling nearly 50 percent of first marriages and 67 percent of second. As a pastor concerned about the general well-being of the marriage institution, I grieved when divorce visited my home. How could I not? Having been a minister for...

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Pastoring While Single

Pastoring While Single

Being single is hard. Being single and a pastor is even harder. Each year, there are thousands of sermons given on the topic of marriage and family but very few on the complexities of being single. Seminaries train pastors on how to navigate the challenges of ministry...

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What Churches Should Know When Their Pastors Are Single

What Churches Should Know When Their Pastors Are Single

"But I wish everyone were single, just as I am" (1 Cor. 7:7, NLT). That the Apostle Paul was either a lifelong single or widowed seems to be the consensus of scholars. There’s an old joke about a committee telling a young pastoral candidate why they would not consider...

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