Katie gives our shared life roots and steadiness, things I need. Things every man needs. Continue reading a prudent woman is from the Lord
Imagine the grace poured out on us when we least expected it, and the forgiveness extended to us when we least deserved it. Imagine it and emulate it. Continue reading how did Christ love the church?
Covenant making is not merely about the symbolism of what we do here this afternoon. It is about substance. This is no mere contract that you make. Continue reading why marriage matters
Katie and I attend several weddings a year and sometimes the wedding toasts are painful. It makes you wish there were auditions. Or an age limit—I’m thinking 35. I can’t imagine life as a wedding photographer, listening to shallow people talking about themselves every weekend. Continue reading tips for the toast
I’m blessed to have a helpmate who helps. The Puritans referred to their wives as goodwives. Pretty wise, those Puritans, to see a wife as a blessing, a literal gift from the giver of every good and perfect thing.
Continue reading in praise of (good)wives
Cherish this woman. She is for you, all fair, more lovely than you know, stronger than you expect, more forgiving than you deserve. Continue reading a mystery profound
We cherish and nurture our own body—yet in marriage we become one flesh. We take care of ourselves. We look out for ourselves. And in marriage men learn better than anywhere else to love someone else, to look after her interests, to be thoughtful and careful and kind. Continue reading marriage as transformation