This is your guide to all the things that happen after “I do.” The advice in this book to grooms is pretty simple. You don’t need to become an expert on women. Only one woman. Learn the secrets to loving and cherishing her.
This is your guide to all the things that happen after “I do.” The advice in this book to grooms is pretty simple. You don’t need to become an expert on women. Only one woman. Learn the secrets to loving and cherishing her. Take an honest look at your family of origin: its unwritten codes, how it has shaped you, and the ways it affects your relationship with your wife. Learn how to speak each other’s ‘language’ and appreciate the qualities each of you brings to your marriage. Robert Wolgemuth and Mark DeVries offer a solid, approachable look at improving communication skills, secrets for a great sex life, budgeting basics, dealing with in-laws, navigating tough times, and much more. Above all, you’ll cultivate a spiritual unity that draws the two of you closer to each other as you draw closer to God. Make this first year together as husband and wife what it was meant to be: the most important year in your life.
Mark DeVries is pastor of youth and families at First Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tennessee, where he has served for the past seventeen years. In addition to authoring several books, including Family-Based Youth Ministry and True Love Waits, he is founder of Ministry Architects (www.ymarchitects.com), a strategic-planning service for churches facing transitions in their youth ministries. He and his wife, Susan, live in Nashville.
Robert Wolgemuth graduated from Taylor University (Biblical Literature) and received an honorary doctorate (LhD) from the same university in 2005. He is the author or coauthor of over twenty books, including Men of the Bible. He and his wife live in central Florida.