Is singleness the ‘purgatory’ on the way to marriage?
In this lively exchange, Scott Croft, Joshua Harris, and Albert Mohler compare notes on countless aspects of singleness, dating, marriage, and courtship.
As I connected a lavaliere to the XLR input on my DIGI002r, I thought back to the other times I'd been in this room, recording keyboard parts with Steve Cook or watching my friend Nikki Ritterspach sing a part for the church's latest worship album.
Harris was already a popular speaker at conferences for Christian home-schoolers and had started his own magazine, but the book’s influence quickly outpaced its modest built-in audience—it has sold more than 1.2 million copies to date. You weren’t just not having sex, you were adopting “a revolutionary pattern of living” that would make you both a better Christian and, someday, a better spouse.Harris assumed the role of senior pastor for Covenant Life Church in 2004 at the age of 30.In January, 2015 he announced his resignation from that role due to a desire to broaden his views and connect to other parts of Christianity.And it argued that any kind of physical intimacy before marriage was a violation of the sacredness of married sexuality, and could lead to lifelong regret.became a phenomenon in conservative Christian circles.