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Your Church and Breadwinner Moms, Four Practical Ideas

July 22, 2013

Recent news headlines say that the number of “breadwinner moms” has now crossed the 40% mark. That's the number of U.S. households with children under the age of 18 where the mother is either the sole or primary source of income for the family. This includes both single and married moms. By contrast, the share was just 11% in 1960.

What are the implications for churches? Fabienne Harford, director of women's training at The Austin Stone Church @fabsharford and Katelyn Beaty, managing editor of Christianity Today @katelynbeaty, join me for a quick discussion where together they highlight four very practical implications of how churches are responding — or can respond — to this important change in social demographics.



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