The first wedding that I had the honor of being a groomsman took place in August 2014. It was the first wedding where I got to see God put on display in the context of a wedding up close. As a groomsman I got to see the entire ceremony take place and I also knew the couple very well. As I stood there I began to realize how much symbolism there is in the modern day wedding ceremony that reflects the nature of the relationship between the Godhead (Father, Son, & Holy Spirit) and the Church (the Bride of Christ). Ever since then I dreamed of clearly conveying this reality at my own wedding. When Kayla and I got married, I did just that!
I don’t have a recording of what I shared but I do have everything I wrote out (and mostly memorized) while leaving room for some on-the-spot creativity. I wanted to share it so that you could read it and learn for yourself how so much of the wedding ceremony displays our hope in an even greater wedding day to come.Read more