Ben Stuart Author Of Single, Dating, Engaged, Married

Interested in a dating relationship while still honoring God in the process? Pastor Ben Stuart gives a few basic tips for Christian guys who want to honor God in the dating and courtship years. In order to develop courage, you must place yourself in situations that require courage. The same can be said for vulnerability and taking initiative. I’d rather invest my time and effort into getting to know someone rather than maintain shallow conversations.

Walter Isaacson’s look at the life of Jobs is something that fully captured Musk’s attention, and he’s recommended this read for everyone. Apple founder Steve Jobs had a fascinating and productive life that changed the world forever. This book is reportedly extremely good, although I’ve not yet read it. This 2011 book by neuroscience author Sam Harris is a defense of telling the truth. When he wasn’t busy helping found nations, Franklin found time to pen fascinating recollections of his life and lessons.

Ben Stuart Leads a Ministry of 10,000 College Students

Yet if you were to add up all of these they would constitute only a small sliver of the content of the Word of God. The vast majority of the Scriptures cover the importance of a relationship with God. For some young singles I have visited with, this fact can seem hard to imagine. What possibly could take precedence over finding the love of your life? I admit, when the desire to date is as close to you as your nose, it looks all-consumingly large.


Most people in the world have no experience of lasting joy in their lives. All of our resources exist to guide you toward everlasting joy in Jesus Christ. On the other extreme, we live in a culture where nobody wants to make commitment. Where men and women hookup and have casual sex while having no intention of a relationship.

Though I will say that this section fit well into the format of this book. Back to the book,it was a very persuasive book. I love how the author offered tips on purity,dating,marriage while clearing up a lot of misconceptions. Personally,I never cared so much about being in a relationship.

Ten years prior, Michael Monsoor’s Navy SEAL Team was tasked with rooting out enemy fighters from Ramadi, Iraq. While in a sniper position with two other SEALs, a grenade was suddenly lobbed into their midst. Without hesitation, Michael leapt upon the grenade, absorbing the blast and, in doing so, saving his teammates.

You know that love is present because the lover initiates. In the movie The Princess Bride the beautiful Princess Buttercup declares to her captors, “I know my Westley will come for me.” How does she know? Because what they shared was “true love.” The princess understood that the lover always moves to be with the beloved!

Flee anything that threatens your intimacy with God, then become excellent at chasing after the things that please Him, and do it with a crew of men and women who love Him as much as you do. And if there are no men like that around you, move. In Genesis 24 Abraham’s servant walked 500 miles to find the right woman for Isaac.

In this session, Ben Stuart suggests that you seek someone with the same cause as you, character shaped by God, and with whom you share chemistry. From the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Girl, Wash Your Face comes the story of a small-town girl finding her way in Hollywood one misstep at a time. As long as they both had their scuba tanks on, air flowing, they were a real source of life for each other — enjoying the wonders of the ocean together.

As she tried to calm him down, he suddenly yanked her aspirator out of her mouth. Where there is scarcity, there’s desperation. And where there is desperation, there is exploitation. As he struggled for air, he began to push her head down, almost as though he was trying to climb her like a ladder to safety.

I don’t need the validation of getting messages from guys or having likes on Instagram to satisfy me. Soon, he moved again to Atlanta to start the process of planting another Passion City Church. After flying to and praying over every major city in the US with his wife, Donna, they picked DC and asked members of Passion City Church in Atlanta to pray about moving with them. So parents, we need to help our kids live with wisdom now, and we need to start having some of these conversations—relational conversations—with our children.

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