Harris suggests that dating comes with at least seven serious pitfalls. The cultural expectation for teenagers and young adults is that they will experience a succession of short-term romances before finally finding true love and settling down with one person. When people finally do marry, they often do so with a long history of heartbreaks, baggage, and sexual failure.
We begin with a book that received the Platinum Book Award in 2005: Joshua Harris was born in 1974, the first child of Gregg and Sono Harris.
His parents were pioneers in the Christian homeschooling movement which was only in its infancy while Josh and his siblings were growing up.
In 2016 Harris appeared to be reconsidering the claims that he had made in the book and apologized to several who publicly communicated how the book had influenced them to stay single had been used by adults to impose stringent rules on them.
This morning I am beginning a new Sunday series called “The Bestsellers.” The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association tracks sales of Christian books, and awards the Platinum Book Award for books whose sales exceed one million, and the Diamond Book Award for sales exceeding ten million.
In 1997 Multnomah Publishers released , a book Harris had written when he was just twenty-one years old.