Summer Lovin’: Dating 101 with Ben Stuart

TODAY we kick off Summer Lovin’, a That Sounds Fun podcast series in which we want to restore hope in dating and bridge y’all to helpful conversations, practical resources, and amazing experts, so that you see changes in your dating life—starting with you. I could not be more excited to talk to my friend, Pastor Ben Stuart, about some of the most asked questions about dating.

  • “Where are all the single godly men/women?”
  • “Can women initiate in dating?” 
  • “Why is dating so different (and hard!) in 2023?”

I am so thankful for Ben’s wisdom and voice that he brings to the table.

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NYTimes bestselling Christian author, speaker, and host of the That Sounds Fun Podcast, Annie F. Downs shares with you some of her favorite things: new books, faith conversations, entertainers not to miss, and interviews with friends.

Ben Stuart

Conversation Links:

New Surgeon General Advisory Raises Alarm about the Devastating Impact of the Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation in the United States


Matt Smallbone

Louise Perry



2 Timothy 2:22

Sierra Club

John 4:1-42

Genesis 24

Proverbs 31:10

Proverbs 25:28

Proverbs 21:9

Song of Solomon 1:3

Mark Regnerus

1 Corinthians 6:18

Song of Solomon 8:6

Donna Freitas

Proverbs 24:26

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