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About I Kissed Dating Goodbye

Joshua Harris's first book, written when he was only 21, turned the Christian singles scene upside down...and people are still talking. More than 800,000 copies later, I Kissed Dating Goodbye, with its inspiring call to sincere love, real purity, and purposeful singleness, remains the benchmark for books on Christian dating. Now, for the first time since its release, the national #1 bestseller has been expanded with new content and updated for new readers. Honest and practical, it challenges cultural assumptions about relationships and provides solid, biblical alternatives to society's norm.

Tired of the game? Kiss dating goodbye.

Going out? Been dumped? Waiting for a call that doesn’t come? Have you tasted pain in dating, drifted through one romance or, possibly, several of them?

Ever wondered, Isn’t there a better way?

I Kissed Dating Goodbye shows what it means to entrust your love life to God. Joshua Harris shares his story of giving up dating and discovering that God has something even better—a life of sincere love, true purity, and purposeful singleness.

About Joshua Harris

Joshua Harris is senior pastor of Covenant Life in Gaithersburg, Maryland. 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. He and his wife, Shannon, have three children. Find out more at www.joshharris.com.

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Product Details

224 pages | Published by Multnomah

On Sale Date: Apr 2, 2003

Trim Size: 5-3/16 x 8-1/4

Carton Quantity: 24

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Joshua Harris's first book, written when he was only 21, turned the Christian singles scene upside down...and people are still talking. More than 800,000 copies later, I Kissed Dating Goodbye, with its inspiring call to sincere love, real purity, and purposeful singleness, remains the benchmark for books on Christian dating. Now, for the first time since its release, the national #1 bestseller has been expanded with new content and updated for new readers. Honest and practical, it challenges cultural assumptions about relationships and provides solid, biblical alternatives to society's norm.

Download the first chapter of I Kissed Dating Goodbye

By Victoria Watson

Timeless is the only way I can describe Joshua Harris's books.Almost 18 years ago, Joshua Harris decided to write a radical book on dating or saying goodbye to it. Now I know what some of you might be thinking "giving up dating? How am I supposed to find the love of my life?"Here's the thing, he's not saying goodbye to the love of your life, he's saying "find the love of your life God's way, not the worlds way"! This book is not filled with...

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By Brandi Stevens

In I Kissed Dating goodbye Joshua Harris addresses a tough subject, I know many people who would look at the title and keel over and die by shock. Who would want to kiss dating goodbye?! As my parents have raised me they taught me about dating and courting, but they never pushed and said that I have to choose a side. (Although they have leaned more torwards the courting aspect.) I believe that both courting and dating have their own flaws,...

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By Mercedes-Benz Taylor

I was so excited to receive this book in the mail. I remember when I had first heard of this book years ago and at the time I thought, "this book is about not dating." I had no ill feelings about the book I just kind of thought this would be some suggestion of a miracle cure for dating and boy was I pleasantly surprised. Joshua Harris wrote this book honestly from the stand point of a man who realized that real love is worth waiting for....

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By Emily Audet

As a teen evangelical Christian girl, I am exactlyI Kissed Dating Goodbye's targeted demographic. Before reading this book, I had heard about it at my youth groups and even had a nighttime devotional focused on it during a retreat. Joshua Harris' book swept the Evangelical Christian culture when it was published in 1997, and it continues to do so now. Much of this hype comes from the extreme nature of his advice, and by this I mean how...

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By Hanna Lei

I Kissed Dating Goodbye A New Attitude Toward Romance and Relationships. By Joshua Harris Tired of the Game? Kiss dating Goodbye. Going out? Been dumped? Waiting for a call that doesn't come? Have you tasted pain in dating drifted through one romance or, possibly several of them? Ever wonder, isn't there a better way? I kissed dating Goodbye shows what it means to entrust your love life in God. Joshua Harris shares his story of giving up...

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