Apparently, even Josh Harris himself is leaning toward this direction. I don’t think I Kissed Dating Goodby or books like it set out to do harm. But that doesn’t mean those principles were always interpreted and applied helpfully. Losing Fear Doesn’t Mean Losing Sexual Boundaries Kissing waiting goodbye has nothing to do with plunging past physical or sexual boundaries.
And I’m over the whole purity culture, I Kissed Dating Goodbye wait-or-date debate. Fear of the process, of the journey to maturity that friendship, relationships and dating can provide. Now, I am taking a step back from my younger self who read and anxiously let its principles guide me for too many years. Equally, make sure there is a balance on all things related to ditching waiting.
Images like these are frustrating because they don’t reflect reality as harmful as falling off a cliff. According to him, there are a few characteristics of being someone’s brother or sister in Christ: biblical fellowship, affection, and genuine care.
He argues that Christian friendships won’t be “shallow and meaningless” like what you see on television sitcoms, instead “their passion isn’t to appear witty, but to grow in godliness” (129).
I’m just covering one chapter for today’s review– I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this, but I got a job at a local used bookstore.