Not for the faint of heart, The New Rules for Love, Sex & Dating challenges single Christ followers to step up and set a new standard for this generation! The part of “the talk” that was never talked about. Andy Stanley’s straight talk approach will shatter your perceptions and preconceived notions about love, sex, and dating in today’s world.
Drawing on his many years as a pastor of a burgeoning church, Andy Stanley has seen more than his fair share of relationship struggles.
But he too will find, to his great grief, that it does not.
The Bible teaches that sex is a gift of God, a good gift.He addresses our propensity for mistaking sexual capability with relationship compatibility, the falsehood that we can change the behaviors of others, the importance of preparing ourselves for the marriage, [for men] what it means to be a gentleman – not just a man, and finally a thorough definition of a love worth having and holding onto.This book is written for everyone (not just Christians) because the problems are universal, and the same is true for the the solutions.**I received this book free as a member of the Family Christian Blogger program. To put it bluntly, you’re wasting your life.” “Romance is sustained by patience, kindness, humility and a short memory.While none of those things come naturally, every one of them is necessary.” Andy Stanley is the senior pastor of North Point Community Church, Buckhead Church, and Browns Bridge Community Church.Next Everyone can get at least something from it I'm sure.The book was written properly but lacking the factor which keeps you engaging with the books.Next What you can control is what you do in the meantime.There can be healing from the wound which sin causes, but there will always be a scar.A few days before I started reading this book, one of my oldest girlfriends and I were talking about how our parents talked to us about sex. This is God's way of saying that they became totally depraved.They are, in reality, part of His dominion, and we must consciously place them under His dominion. Only you can prevent your impatience, unkindness, pride, anger, and record keeping from undermining your relationship.