There are more singles in—and out of—the church today than ever before. Wendy Widder knows the struggles of being single from the inside out, and she has something to say. While there is no shortage of books about singleness on the market, Wendy’s approach is markedly different. In Living Whole Without a Better Half readers study the characters in Hebrews 11. Wendy uses these biblical examples to show readers how to embrace singleness as an abundant life and a God-given gift, not as an unfortunate stage they should move past as quickly as possible. By examining the lives of biblical heroes such as Abraham, Moses, and Jacob, she reveals that trying to bargain with God to follow our plans and timing often keeps us from appreciating the opportunities he places in our path. Wendy makes her case with wit and a wry humor that readers will appreciate and come back to again and again.
First published in 2000, this second edition has newer statistics and a new preface. It also includes study questions that make it a great Bible study or small group resource.
Kregel Publications, 2nd edition (2014)
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