"Gary Thomas looks at the heart of a subject that many consider him an expert onsuccessful marriage. Anyone who is dating, engaged, or hopes to be one day needs to read this book!"
-- Ed Young, senior pastor of Fellowship Church
"Singles, pay attention. Gary knows marriage, and is eager to help those of us desiring marriage get there with confidence and grace."
-- Lisa Anderson, Focus on the Family director of young adults and host
"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
"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, president of Focus on the Family
"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
"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, author
"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
"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 youI wish I'd had it when I was single!"
-- Linda Dillow, bestselling author
"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.'"
-- Dr. Michelle Anthony, family ministries pastor at New Life Church and author