Gary Thomas is writer-in-residence (and serves on the teaching team) at Second Baptist Church, Houston, Texas and author of 18 books that have sold over a million copies worldwide and have been translated into a dozen languages. He and his wife Lisa have been married for 30 years. Please visit his amazon link - https://www.amazon.com/Cherish-Word-Changes-Everything-Marriage/dp/0310347262/
Reading through Eugene Peterson quotes will give your faith a shot in the arm. The author of the Message Bible and a handful of other books certainly knew how to communicate deep spiritual truths thoughtfully.