Answer: I think it is VERY important and also desired! Think about it…Single Adults don’t have a spouse to talk to. They go home to an empty apartment, a dog, cat, child, or… Read More possibly a roommate they may not even like! Where do they have regular opportunities to talk about their life, hurts, hopes and desires? I recommend some discussion time, even 10-15 minutes, during every regular class or group meeting. Teaching principles are applied to real life during discussion.
Talk It Over
You might also consider a ministry model called Talk it Over. This model is designed to allow people to talk, exchange ideas, get better acquainted, and learn from each other on a regular basis in a Christian setting for a period of at least 1 hour. http://singles.ag.org/leadership/ministryhelps/ideas
Topics used are life – issues single adults face. The total time recommended, including social time, is 90 minutes. This model can be used in a church room, home, classroom, or other neutral setting with flexible seating.
Basics of Talk It Over include: