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A Marriage Poem by Edgar Guest

I’ve drawn my poem of the week this week from Edgar Guest, one of my favorite poets. Since this week marks my 25th wedding anniversary, I have chosen Guest’s marriage poem, “Chums.” Although I would not suggest changing the language of the “marriage rite” as he alludes, his sentiment is exactly right. (And, Guest says […]

Ortlund on Marriage

Valentine’s Day puts me off because of what is done with it.  The world around us does not know what love is and so many of the attempts are sad and tragic. However, the love between a husband and wife is a beautiful thing, supposed to mirror the love of Christ for His Church.  Ray […]

E. V. Hill, His Wife’s Funeral

As part of the pastoral labor my wife and I do a fair bit of pre-marital counseling. As we were doing some more of such counseling this Fall I remembered hearing, while in college, a recording of Pastor E. V. Hill preaching his wife’s funeral. It was a powerful sermon filled with insight and anecdotal […]

Doing Things Right in Matters of the Heart, Review

Doing Things Right in Matters of the Heart , John Ensor (Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2007), pb., 160 pp. I just finished reading this great book, and our church is working on getting copies for our book table at church. I have seen Ensor’s first book but have not been able to read it yet. […]