Developing our identity as a child of God—regardless of our marital status—depends more on our willingness to participate in his will for our lives than whatever programming our church may—or may not—have.

No, the great disappearing singles ministry is not a figment of your imagination. However, assuming we’ll suffer because of it could be.


From his smorgasboard of church experience, ranging from the Christian and Missionary Alliance to the Presbyterian Church in America, Tim Laitinen brings a range of observations to his perspective on how we Americans worship, fellowship, and minister among our communities of faith. As a one-time employee of a Bible church in suburban Fort Worth, Texas and a former volunteer director of the contemporary Christian music ministry at New York City's legendary Calvary Baptist, he's seen our church culture from the inside out. You can read about his unique viewpoints at