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Boy Meets Girl: Say Hello to Courtship

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Purpose Driven Romance The last thing singles want is more rules. But if you're looking for an intentional, God-pleasing game plan for finding a future spouse, Joshua Harris delivers an appealing one. A compelling new foreword, an all-new "8 Great Courtship Conversations" section, and updated material throughout makes this five-year revision of the original Boy Meets Girla must-have! Harris illustrates how biblical courtship-a healthy, joyous alternative to recreational dating-worked for him and his wife. Boy Meets Girlpresents an inspiring, practical example for readers wanting to pursue the possibility of marriage with someone they may be serious about. Are you ready for "romance with purpose"? If you're fed up with self-centered relationships that end in disillusionment, it's time to rethink romance. Finding the loving, committed relationship you want shouldn't mean throwing away your hopes, your integrity, or your heart. In Boy Meets Girl, Joshua Harris -the guy who kissed dating goodbye-makes the case for courtship. As old-fashioned as it might sound, courtship is what modern day relationships desperately need. Think of it as romance chaperoned by wisdom, cared for by community, and directed by God's Word. Filled with inspiring stories from men and women who have rediscovered courtship, Boy Meets Girlis honest, romantic, and refreshingly biblical. Keep God at the center of your relationship as you discover how to: Set a clear course for your romance Get closer without compromise Find support in a caring community Deal with past sexual sin Make the right decisions about your future New! Courtship Conversations Eight ideas for great dates that will help grow and guide your relationship. Story Behind the Book "I wrote I Kissed Dating Goodbye to challenge singles to drop the worldly approach to serial dating and reconsider the way they pursued romance in light of God's Word. Since then, I've received letters asking questions like, So, what comes between friendship and marriage? and, How can you know when you are ready for marriage? Boy Meets Girl answers those questions. Now as a happily married man I can look back on my courtship with Shannon and see from personal experience that God is faithful. If you trust Him enough to wait on romance in dating, He will lovingly guide you as you pursue it in courtship...right to that wonderful moment when you kneel together at the altar." - Joshua Harris

About the Author

Joshua Harris lives outside Washing-ton , D.C. , in Gaithersburg , Maryland , where he is senior pastor at Covenant Life Church . He speaks nationally and has led the New Attitude conferences for college students for six years. Joshua’s bestselling books include I Kissed Dating Goodbye, Boy Meets Girl, Not Even a Hint, and Stop Dating the Church. He and his wife, Shannon, have two children, Emma Grace and Joshua Quinn.

Table of Contents

What I've learned since I kissed dating goodbye : from waiting to knowing-a personal story — Rediscovering courtship — Romance and wisdom : a match made in heaven, why you need more than just intense feelings — Tell me how, tell me who, tell me when!, how God guides you to the right thing at the right time — More than friends, less than lovers, how to grow and guard in friendship, fellowship, and romance — What to do with your lips, practical principles for great communication — If boys would be men, would girls be ladies?, how to embrace your God-given role as a man or woman — Courtship's a community project, how to gain guidance, support, and strength from your church and family — True love doesn't just wait, how to be passionately in love and sexually pure — When your past comes knocking, how you can face past sexual sin and experience God's forgiveness — Are you ready for forever?, ten questions to answer before you get engaged — That day, living and loving in light of eternity.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307568687
Publisher:
Multnomah Publishers
Subject:
Religion : Christian Life - General
Author:
Harris, Joshua
Author:
Joshua Harris
Subject:
Christianity - Education - Children & Youth
Subject:
Christianity - Christian Life - Interpersonal Relationships
Subject:
Christianity - Christian Life - General
Subject:
Dating (social customs)
Subject:
Christianity
Subject:
Christian Education - Children & Youth
Subject:
Christian Life - Relationships
Subject:
Christian Life - General
Subject:
Single people -- Religious life.
Subject:
Dating (Social customs) - Religious aspects -
Subject:
Christian Life
Subject:
Love & Romance
Subject:
Christianity-Christian Living
Subject:
Christianity - General
Subject:
Christianity-Youth Education
Subject:
Religion Western-Family and Relationship Issues
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20050726
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
247

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Religion » Western Religions » Theology

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