His other books include Humble Orthodoxy: Holding the Truth High Without Putting People Down, Dug Down Deep, Boy Meets Girl, Sex is Not the Problem, and Stop Dating the Church! His passion is making biblical truth accessible to everyday people and helping others discover the security, identity and freedom of being rooted in God's love in Christ. The book argues that psychological pain and trauma can result from entering an intimate relationship before one is ready, either emotionally or financially, to commit to being the other person's life partner.It appears that the majority of self-proclaimed Christians do not know how to answer the question, “Why go to church? We can point to several reasons for this: the rise of secularism in society, a celebration of individual autonomy paired with a rejection of institutional faith and authority, and “finding God other places.”SEE ALSO: 6 Ways to Reach Out to the Lonely Church-Goer For some Christians, the reason for avoiding church is spiritual, flowing from a lack of understanding the importance of church for spiritual vitality and public witness.Frequency of church attendance is also in decline among weekly attenders and people who attend yearly, presumably on Easter Sunday and Christmas.
Members don’t even turn up to worship without mentioning further commitment.Margaret and Dwight Peterson wrote an essay called "God Does Not Want to Write Your Love Story" in which they criticized Boy Meets Girl, among other books.In this essay, the Petersons expressed "how different these stories of romance are from any traditionally Christian understanding of marriage." Leah Andrews of the Lewiston Morning Tribune compared Boy Meets Girl to Eric and Leslie Ludy's When God Writes Your Love Story, suggesting that both texts are popular Christian books providing alternatives to dating.The book also contains challenging chapters on how we should choose a church and how to spend our Sunday; one should treat it special he argues, but not in a legalistic way.Although Harris has plenty of good things to say in his book there are a few weaknesses, especially reading it from a Welsh perspective.