In this book, Andy Stanley takes an very direct approach by presenting the facts, anecdotes, and pastoral advice aimed at breaking the cycle of broken relationships.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.
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.
What he has noticed is a series of patterns among them all which seem to doom them to failure.
We’re usually able to spot ’em three or four scenes into a movie or a half-dozen chapters into a novel. I assume you don’t take your relationship cues from script writers and authors.
But it’s possible you’ve embraced the underlying premise that holds these story lines and episodes together.