Topic: Courtship & Dating

Book:

Courtship in Crisis: The Case for Traditional Dating

Based on the viral blog post Why Courtship is Fundamentally Flawed, Courtship In Crisis, explains where the courtship crisis came from, and why it failed. More importantly, he lays out an alternative model that works.

Courtship Blog Posts:

Friendzones, Bromances, and Why You Shouldn’t Marry Your Best Friend

Friendzones, Bromances, and Why You Shouldn’t Marry Your Best Friend

The English language has a problem. We only have one word for “love”. You could say “I love my son. I love pizza. I love my Country. I love my wife. I love God. God loves me.” Each of these sentences are grammatically valid uses of the word “love” and yet convey entirely different concepts. This confusion of language can become a confusion of thought for English speakers.

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Kissing, Sex, and Jesus-Flavored Bubblegum

Kissing, Sex, and Jesus-Flavored Bubblegum

I remember sitting in the back of a basketball gym, listening to the guest preacher rail against the evil and power of sin. He told us that if we lost our purity, we were like tape that had lost its stickiness or gum that had lost its flavor. He didn’t give us a rose to pass from person to person, but he…

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Why Courtship is Fundamentally Flawed

Why Courtship is Fundamentally Flawed

I grew up as a member of the homeschool community. When I was a teenager, my friends started reading this new book called I Kissed Dating Goodbye. For months we could talk of little else. After reading it myself, I grew into as big an opponent of dating as you could find. Dating was evil and Courtship, whatever it was, was godly, good and Biblical.

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New Site: PracticalCourtship.com

I have started a new website Practical Courtship! The goal of the website is to help make courtship work. So in a way it is a critique of courtship but it is also a guide. So far, it has received a fair bit of traffic and a ton of great comments. I encourage you to...

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7 Challenges to Middle Distance Relationships

Grace and I live about an hour away from each other. Grace works in Austin an hour from her home and mine forming a giant one hour triangle of doom. I call this triangle of driving "a middle distance relationship." We are to far to see each other daily and to close...

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