Source, published in 1999, was a book that challenged modern dating. Michelle Boorstein’s article in The Washington Post offers the following explanation for his resignation: In an interview, Harris said the isolation of Covenant Life, and of a small cluster of churches of which it was a part, may have fed leadership mistakes, including the decision of pastors — himself among them — to handle a child sexual abuse case internally instead of going to police. Mahaney and took Mahaney’s position as senior pastor at Covenant Life Church (Sovereign Grace Ministries flagship church) in 2004 until 2015, when he resigned.
Upon moving and living in so many different homes post college, I’ve whittled down my book collection to a few favorites.
Many now have regrets about following something that seemed to be pure and right at the time.
I never read the book entirely, but was influenced by it, as many of my peers were giving this book to their teens to read and telling them that this would be how they would be dealing with boy/girl relationships in their home.
Josh Harris was popular especially in the Homeschool Movement circles, but this book went far beyond that populace and into mainstream Christian circles.
Parents and young adults were excited about a more wholesome way of dating.