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In Love That Lasts, New York Times best-selling author Jefferson Bethke and his wife, Alyssa, expose the distorted views of love that permeate our culture and damage our hearts, minds, and souls.
Drawing from Jeff's "prodigal son" personal history and from Alyssa's "true love waits" experience, the Bethkes point to a third and better way. Blending personal storytelling with biblical teaching, they offer listeners an inspiring, realistic vision of love, dating, marriage, and sex.
Young people today enter adulthood with expectations of blissful dating followed by romantic, fulfilling marriages only to discover they've been duped. They learned about love and sexuality from social media, their friends, Disney fairy tales, pornography, or even their own rocky pasts, and they have no idea what healthy, lifelong love is supposed to be like. The results are often disastrous, with this generation becoming one of the most relationally sick, sexually addicted, and divorce-ridden in history.
Looking to God's design while drawing lessons from their own successes and failures, the Bethkes explode the fictions and falsehoods of our current moment. One by one they peel back the lies, such as the belief that every person has only one soul mate, that marriage will complete you, and that pornography and hookups are harmless.
©2017 Jefferson Bethke & Alyssa Bethke (P)2017 Thomas Nelson Publishers
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By Ashley on 10-12-17

Finished it in 2 days!

What an incredible book, everything they say is so encouraging! Loved hearing their story about how they met and how the Lord worked in both of their lives. Thank you Jeff and Alyssa for the book that I really needed. 😊

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By markedbygrace on 10-17-17


Excellent book! I love the way Alyssa and Jeff constantly point to Jesus! Their openness and “realness” is so refreshing! Definitely would recommend this book!

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By Anonymous User on 11-16-17


Loved this book alot. The views presented are relatable and I gained new perspectives too.

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By Trevor English on 11-10-17

Very good!

Easy you read! Nice story wuth lots of God based learning! would recommend to a couple!

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By Chiang Chun Jee on 11-20-17

Concise and relatable

Outstanding book! Really enjoyed listening to their stories and the advises they gave. It was even better when the authors were the one who actually reads it although Alyssa's voice is quite high pitched. A book well done it is.

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By Sharal Ann on 11-13-17

A Blessing

I loved listening to this book. It brought me peace, hope and a little bit of healing as I am currently feeling empty and a little lost from a heartache. Love Jeff and Alyssa Bethke! Thank you both for this wonderful audiobook!

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