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….More about Joshua Harris Joshua Harris is senior pastor of Covenant Life in Gaithersburg, Maryland.We should not be surprised if evangelical parents stumble and even fail as they try to manage their own lives while guiding their children toward adulthood. Of all the forms of human love, parental love is both the most ennobling and the most fallible.As a young person, I often heard adult evangelicals say that they wished to spare their children pain and tragedy.When it came to romance, these parents were often quite frank: they had loved and lost, and they didn’t want their children to experience the same.
Its author was a 21-year-old kid named Joshua Harris.
In this, I suspect that they are no different than the rest of us.
But evangelicals also love to hate their fads, especially when they prove hollow.
Between the ages of 16 and 21, I attended an SGM church.
But whereas supporters and critics are concerned to engage Harris’s book, I am more concerned with how to think about evangelicalism as a whole.