Even the godliest marriages need renewal and continuous, intentional cultivation of tenderness, affection, companionship, and physical intimacy. Join us on Thursday, February 15, at 7 PM for an author evening with Dr. Joel and Mary Beeke, who will present and hold a panel discussion titled, Friends and Lovers: Cultivating Friendship and Intimacy in Marriage. Afterward, attendees will enjoy an author meet-and-greet.
Dr. Joel R. Beeke is a pastor of the Heritage Reformed Congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan, editor of Puritan Reformed Journal and Banner of Sovereign Grace Truth, editorial director of Reformation Heritage Books, president of Inheritance Publishers, and vice-president of the Dutch Reformed Translation Society.
He has written and co-authored over one hundred books (most recently, Reformed Systematic Theology, Vol. 3: Spirit and Salvation, Reformed Preaching, A Puritan Theology: Doctrine for Life; Knowing and Growing in Assurance of Faith; Prepared by Grace, for Grace: The Puritans on God’s Ordinary Way of Leading Sinners to Christ; and Debated Issues in Sovereign Predestination), edited another one hundred books, and contributed 2,500 articles to Reformed books, journals, periodicals, and encyclopedias.
His PhD is in Reformation and Post-Reformation theology from Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia). He is frequently called upon to lecture at seminaries and to speak at Reformed conferences around the world. He and his wife Mary have been blessed with three children and 9 grandchildren.
Mary Beeke is the wife of Dr. Joel Beeke and the mother of Calvin, Esther, and Lydia. She has served as a registered nurse and an elementary teacher and has her M.A.T. in learning disabilities from Calvin College. Since 1989, she has been a homemaker and a pastor's wife. She is the author of The Law of Kindness, Teach Them to Work, and has coauthored several books with her husband Joel, including How Can We Build a Godly Marriage, and the God and Me children's series.
Date & Time
Thu, Feb 15, 2024 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM