Dating relationship sex
He is the author of a number of scholarly papers and is currently a Ph D candidate at the University of Kent in Canterbury, England.
Gerald lives in Oak Park, Illinois, with his wife, Jill, and their four children.
Kent Hughes, Senior Pastor Emeritus, College Church, Wheaton, Illinois “Simplicity is the strength of this fresh approach to sex, dating, and relationships.
If at first you chafe at the idea of ‘dating friendships,’ consider whether any alternative can bring greater glory to God, account for the biblical evidence, and guard against unnecessary heartache.” Collin Hansen, Editorial Director, The Gospel Coalition; author, “Hiestand and Thomas don’t kiss dating goodbye; what fun would that be?
If you feel like you and your partner are going in a great direction, you may want to take it to the next level.
Gerald and Jay have written a biblically based, gospel-oriented book on sex, dating, and relationships—full of genuine, down-to-earth, practical instruction.This volume is a must-read for anyone doing ministry among humans.” Chris Castaldo, Pastor, New Covenant Church, Naperville, Illinois; author, “Gerald and Jay provide solid wisdom for emerging adults and parents on an issue of extreme importance in our day.Young adults who wish to follow Jesus wholeheartedly are faced daily with an onslaught of sexual temptation.As the authors show, few things necessitate getting to the core of the gospel like our soul’s craving for sexual fulfillment.We cannot think too carefully about what our heavenly Father has said.You’ll find a lot of practical, sane, biblical wisdom that will explode a number of our cultural assumptions about dating.If you are single or care about someone who is, you really should read this book.A big thanks to Gerald and Jay for helping us think sanely through this head-scratching cultural shift from a realistic and theologically astute perspective.” Joseph M.Stowell, President, Cornerstone University; author, p “Jay and Gerald have written a provocative book on one of the most pressing issues of our generation—sexual purity.Instead, dating is revealed for what it is, which might disturb you.The greatest strength of this book is the contribution the authors make toward thinking biblically about something not in the Bible, which isn’t so easy to do.