"Gary creates a compelling argument that shifts the believer's view of relationships, dating, and marriage to focus on something greater. I'm thankful Gary has created this resource."--Joy Eggerichs
""The Sacred Search "will help those who desire marriage to pursue it in a manner that deepens their faith, honors God, and blesses their future spouse."--Jim Daly
"Our culture is obsessed with compatibility and chemistry. However, in relationship formation character always trumps chemistry. "The Sacred Search" is a gut check for anyone considering, delaying, or even pursuing marriage."--Ted Cunningham
""Why should I get married?" could be the most important questions Milennials are asking. Gary Thomas helps this generation navigate the "why" in a Christ-honoring way."--Esther Fleece
"Marriages are falling apart all around us and I believe Gary Thomas has just gone straight to the root. Gary just built a map to help you see through the emotion and infatuation to God's heart for dating and marriage."--Jennie Allen
"Gary Thomas dismantles contemporary philosophies on love, sexuality, and marital union by offering strong arguments for why they have not been successful. His appeal to a kingdom-first perspective gives both hope and healing for a generation in desperate need of a fresh and Christ-centered understanding of God's plan for marriage. This book is a must-read before anyone says 'I do.'"--Michelle Anthony
"Gary Thomas looks at the heart of a subject that many consider him an expert on successful marriage. Anyone who is dating, engaged, or hopes to be one day needs to read this book!"--Ed Young"
"Gary Thomas debunks the mythical search for a soul mate to help you choose a 'sole-mate' someone who will lay down their life in faithful love. This biblically based book is for anyone who wants to be wise in their pursuit of a spouse."--Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott"
"Filled with questions to make you think and teaching that will bring 'aha' moments, this book is a must read for everyone considering marriage. I highly recommend it to you I wish I'd had it when I was single!"--Linda Dillow"
From the Back Cover
What if dating isn t about finding the one but about serving the One who lovesyou most?
Don t Get Married Until You Read This Book.
In"The Sacred Search, "Gary Thomas challenges you to think beyond finding a soul mate and to look for a sole mate someone who will walk with you on your spiritual journey. After all, if you don t knowwhyto marry, you won t know whoto marry."The Sacred Search"casts a vision for building a relationship arounda shared spiritual mission and making a marriage with eternity at its heart.