It seemed to be really watered down with a lot of meaningless repetition. The concepts were good and all that but so much of it was really cheesy and written for people who seem to come from the “more experienced” side of the issue.
" It was an encouragement to know that I'd made Godly decisions long before I read this book.Overall, I really enjoyed this book and thought that it had some excellent teaching.My only issue was that it seemed a bit repetitive in places, and also that I'm a little bit older than the target market and therefore thought that some of the advice was rather obvious.Chip Ingram is the senior pastor of Venture Christian Church in Los Gatos, California, and president of Living on the Edge, an international teaching and discipleship ministry.A pastor for over twenty-five years, Chip has a unique ability to communicate truth and challenge people to live out their faith.I particularly enjoyed the chapters on being friends with the opposite sex, and putting their needs above yours and not just thinking of them as a possible future boyfriend or girlfriend.
Several times during that section I felt Overall, I really enjoyed this book and thought that it had some excellent teaching.
9/10 because I think it's a bit young for me and because of the reptition. The concepts were good and all that but so much of it was really cheesy and written for people who seem to come from the “more experienced” side of the issue.
I had this book lying around so I figured I’d give it a shot. Maybe I’m just not in the target demographic, but I didn’t learn very much at all.
I'm really bad at remembering where certain verses are in the Bible, even if I can remember what the verse says, so I'm glad that this book is full of Biblical references - some of which I hope to memorise.
I've also highlighted several phrases about friendships and relationships which I thought were particularly poignant. Definitely one I'll be keeping and recommending to friends.
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