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Married-Fathers-Americas-GreatestWeapon-Against-Child-Poverty. Ibid. A single mother in Gary, IN noted in a benevolence interview for one local church that what she needed more than anything was a positive male role model for her 20-year old son. Mia (single mother of six in Hammond) in discussion with Mike Wittig (Salt & Light author) and Joey 4H`Ă„LSK*V,KP[VYMVY:HS[ 3PNO[ research in April 2011. Angie, a Salt & Light focus group participant and single mother for seven years noted this as one of the most KPMĂ„J\S[VIZ[HJSLZHZHZPUNSLWHYLU[ ClaudAnne Poplous and Kathleen Hruby (Founders of Shekinah Home for Women & Children) in discussion ^P[O1HZVU;VWW*V,KP[VYVU1\S` 29, 2010 for Salt & Light research. Andy Farmer, The Rich Single Life, (Sovereign Grace Ministries, 1998) “Appendix A: Single Parents and the Church,â€? 151. Downloadable version available at www.sovereigngraceministries.org. Ibid. Angie, a Salt & Light focus group participant and single mother for seven years noted the struggle she faced with not having positive support structures through church. Without positive friendships, she mentioned how often she would stray down wrong paths.

30. 5HUJ`*SVVUHU,_LJ\[P]L+PYLJ[VYVM Family Action Network) in discussion ^P[O1HZVU;VWW*V,KP[VYVU1HU\ary 22, 2010 for Salt & Light research. 31. Jones, Single Parents: Daily Grace for the Hardest Job, (Greensboro, NC: New Growth Press, 2008), 22. 32. :OPYSL`*H`VY,_LJ\[P]L+PYLJ[VY of the Crisis Center of Northwest Indiana), Kate Marensic (Alternative House), and Wille Perry (Coordinator of Crisis Hot Line) in discussion with 1HZVU;VWW*V,KP[VYVU(\N\Z[  2010 for Salt & Light research. 33. Ibid. 34. 5HUJ`*SVVUHU,_LJ\[P]L+PYLJ[VYVM Family Action Network) in discussion ^P[O1HZVU;VWW*V,KP[VYVU1HU\ary 22, 2010 for Salt & Light research. 4Z*SVVUHUPKLU[PĂ„LKSHJRVMTHSL role models as a major challenge in Lake County. 35. Andy Farmer, The Rich Single Life (Sovereign Grace Ministries, 1998), “Appendix A: Single Parents and the Church,â€? 153. 36. Psalm 68:5-6a, New Living Translation. 37. Jones, Single Parents: Daily Grace for the Hardest Job, (Greensboro, NC: New Growth Press, 2008), 13. 38. Ibid, 11. 39. Andy Farmer, The Rich Single Life (Sovereign Grace Ministries, 1998), “Appendix A: Single Parents and the Church,â€? 153. 40. Ibid.

41. Nancy Wahler, Ministering to Women at the Well: Make a Difference through Your Church, Andy Rittenhouse and Heidi Unruh, eds., Salt & Light: A Guide to Loving Knoxville, ;OPYK,KP[PVU2UV_]PSSL;5!*VTWHZsion Coalition, 2009) 16. 42. Mia (single mother of six in Hammond) in discussion with Mike Wittig (Salt & Light author) and Joey 4H`Ă„LSK*V,KP[VYMVY:HS[ 3PNO[ research in April 2011. 43. Teri Worten Brooks, “What Churches Can Do to Support Single Parent Families,â€? The She Loves God.com Network, accessed May 2011, http:// www.shelovesgod.com/library/article. cfm?articleid=4017. 44. Ibid. 45. Ibid. 46. Jones, Single Parents: Daily Grace for the Hardest Job, (Greensboro, NC: New Growth Press, 2008), 25–26. 47. Ibid. 48. Ibid. 49. Nancy Wahler, Ministering to Women at the Well: Make a Difference through Your Church, Andy Rittenhouse and Heidi Unruh, eds., Salt & Light: A Guide to Loving Knoxville, ;OPYK,KP[PVU2UV_]PSSL;5!*VTWHZsion Coalition, 2009) 17. 50. Comment from Kim Best in reply thread from Single Mothers—Is the Church Doing Enough to Support Them, accessed May 2011, http:// www.circleofmoms.com.

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Salt & Light: A Guide to Loving Northwest Indiana  

This book is meant to stir your hearts for our community and help you see Northwest Indiana through the lens of Jesus – a place he dearly lo...

Salt & Light: A Guide to Loving Northwest Indiana  

This book is meant to stir your hearts for our community and help you see Northwest Indiana through the lens of Jesus – a place he dearly lo...

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