While Stanley does not blatantly deviate from historic Christian teaching on the subjects discussed in the book, at least , he does little to define or defend their divine purpose within its pages. I don't believe church people are the only ones preparing to commit. Andy Stanley is a former pastor of mine, and have enjoyed his teachings, Christian leadership, and his insightful books, as well as his father, Dr. But if readers don't have a foundational understanding of the moral implications of the marriage covenant, then the rest of the discussion is pointless. This is the most troublesome part of Stanley's book. Overview 1 The Right Person Myth 2 Gentleman's Club 3 Designer Sex 4 If I Were You This book is also meant for married couples as well as singles and even for those, like myself not dating but may have grown single children or grandchildren, or for use in the leadership of young adults. All singles need friends like these! This is why practice undermines the essence of romance. Whether you still in the game, or back in a season of looking for the love of your life, this book can help. When I moved to Atlanta in early , my sons were away at college in another state; I was single, divorced, and in my late thirties. Who knows there may be someone out there preparing for you as well! It was so exciting with the preparations building our new church; however, I relocated, for work to Florida in and have been here since. I was fortunate to become an integral part of what is now North Point Ministries, from the beginning of its inception in l I committed to reading this book from cover to cover and as Stanley jumped head first into debunking myths like "maybe a baby will help?