I have always been amazed at my dad’s boldness in marrying a non-believer, and his patience and trust in God to make the flower bloom as he planted the seed of God’s love in my mother’s heart. Duncan and I were colleagues and we worked on many projects together.Day by day, we became closer and we started hanging out exclusively., and thus ignorant of the context into which it was written and the impact the book had already had in the US, where it had been out for some years. The notion that you waited until you were ready to commit to a relationship that had the potential to lead to marriage, and then you pursued it in an intentional, chaste way, was a deeply appealing one. I had also been hurt by a nice American Christian boy at university.
My mother eventually converted to Christianity when I was nine and I accepted Jesus as my personal Lord and Savior when I was 16.I shared my troubles at work with him and I enjoyed his company as he listened to me.I knew that Duncan was not a believer but I couldn’t care less.I mention he was American because it occurred to me the other day that perhaps he had, in fact, read .Back then, in those pre-social media days, trends took longer to make it over the Pond than they do now, though I’m not sure that those things would have ever become widespread in the UK.Now, for the first time since its release, the national #1 bestseller has been expanded with new content and updated for new readers. He is the best-selling author of Dug Down Deep: Building Your Life on Truths That Last and several books on relationships, including the run-away bestseller, I Kissed Dating Goodbye. Almost 18 years ago, Joshua Harris decided to write a radical book on dating or saying goodbye to it.