There are books for god-fearing couples on creating lasting connections, ensuring passionate communication and the key to a happy marriage.Written by Danny Silk, Keep Your Love On is a book about building a relationship with God and people close to you at the same time.My FI went to the Christian book store today to look for some good devotional books for us to start. We've been getting really busy lately and would like to find time to get closer to God and to each other as it seems we are drifting farther and farther with all of the daily stresses. As that generation has grown up and matured, some now commend and some now condemn the book.Where many followed the book’s counsel and avoided the relational difficulties and baggage that so often come hand-in-hand with casual dating, others insist it led to confusion and anxiety when it came to forming relationships and finding a marriage partner.
While Harris himself has since clarified and revised some of his original thoughts — which were published when he was only 21 and still unmarried — his book remains the No. I remember reading IKDG as a college sophomore and even interviewing Harris for my college newspaper. It affirmed a calling God had already placed on my heart: obedience and submission to Him in all areas of life, including romance and sexuality.
But even if you do find someone who could be your true soulmate who also shares your creed, that doesn’t mean that dating will be a breeze.
While you may well stay up all night just to chat on a Christian dating site, that doesn’t mean that meeting in person for the first time will provide the same intrigue and excitement.
In IKDG, Harris pushed for a more radical dedication to Jesus Christ through the process of romantic relationships.
Challies explains why the book went on to become so polarizing: “The discussion his book generated was integral in shaping his generation of young Christians.