Single? Looking for the "right person"? Thinking that if you met the "right person" everything would turn out "right"? Think again. On Sunday, January 14, at 8:00, 9:30, 11:00 a.m., and 4:00 p.m., South Bay Bible Church will begin a new, four-part series entitled, New Rules for Love, Sex, and Dating: Are you the person you are looking for is looking for?
In New Rules for Love, Sex & Dating, Pastor Hawley explores the challenges, assumptions, and land mines associated with dating in the twenty-first century. Best of all, he offers the most practical and uncensored advice you will ever hear on this topic.
“This series is not for the faint of heart,” says Martin Hawley, pastor. “New Rules for Love, Sex & Dating challenges single Christ followers to step up and set a new standard for this generation!” Pastor will cover the following four messages:
1. The Right Person Myth (1 Corinthians 13:4-5, 11) – January 14: Meeting the right person, without first becoming the right person, is a recipe for an unhappily ever after ending.
When I meet the right person, everything will be all right. This way of thinking creates trouble in our dating lives and sets us up for trouble in marriage. In this message, Pastor challenges us to ask ourselves, “Am I the person the person I'm looking for is looking for?” And he previews God's list of behaviors that will lead to success in dating and marriage.
2. Gentleman's Club* (1 Corinthians 13:11; 1 Peter 3:7) – January 21: Many women today don't think gentlemen still exist, but that's what they're looking for. Get this right, guys, and you will be one of the very few.
Are the Bible's teachings about women relevant? In this message, Pastor explains that Jesus' teachings about honoring women were extremely counter-cultural in the first century, and they remain so today. To win the woman you want, men need to transform their thinking, and there are two simple steps to begin.
3. Designer Sex* (1 Corinthians 6:16, 18-20) – January 28: Sex. It's a bigger deal than you think. It's a soul thing.
Culture convinces us - and sometimes we convince ourselves - that sex is only physical. If that is true, why is the pain of sexual sin so deep? Sex is not just physical. It was designed by God to be so much more. In this message, Pastor addresses common myths about sex outside of marriage and has two specific challenges going forward.
4. If I Were You (Proverbs 14:8, 22:3, 14:15) – February 4: Prepare to commit, so that when you do commit, you will be in a position to keep your commitment.
You can say, "I do." But can you follow through? A promise - even a promise as big as a wedding vow - doesn't mean anything without preparation to back it up. In this message, Pastor has a "to do" list that will prepare you to one day say "I do" and mean it.
*Please note, this message is not appropriate for all ages. Parental guidance is suggested.
To find out more about South Bay Bible Church and their upcoming events, please visit http://www.southbaychurchli.org/.
About South Bay Bible Church: South Bay Bible Church is a non-denominational Christian church known for Biblical messages applicable to everyday life. The church meets at 578 Montauk Highway in East Moriches, NY. The church’s mission is to lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. Our service schedule includes five convenient times: Sunday morning at 8:00, 9:30, 11:00; Sunday afternoon at 4:00; and on-line anytime. A nursery and children’s church are available. For more information, go to southbaychurchli.org, call (631) 909-8241, Facebook, or Twitter @sbbcli.