This is not another book about marriage. The market is flooded with those. The Last Wedding is a Biblical overview of the importance of weddings throughout Scripture. The author takes a humorous, but important look at why weddings are highlighted in the Bible and what they mean for us today. This is what they don't tell you when you get married. Even if you're single, The Last Wedding is one you'll want to know about.
Dave Zuchelli is a man of extremes. He laughs until he cries (or worse). He rides a Harley. He loves with a passion, and he preaches like there's no tomorrow. So it's no surprise that he's written a book about some of the most intimate moments of a person's life.
Dave holds degrees from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He currently resides in Ashburn, VA and is the pastor of a small congregation l in nearby Great Falls.
He's married to a wonderful young woman named Denise, and between them they have four children and several grandchildren. We know she's wonderful because he says she has to be in order to put up with him.
For the past twenty years, he has been a tent maker in the tradition of the Apostle Paul (although he says the comparison undoubtedly stops there). He recently retired from his day job to spend more time preaching, teaching and writing.
If you'd like to know a little more, please check out his website, LiquidStatue.com. Dave is available to speak at your event and may be reached through the contact page of this site.
Wedding ceremonies are usually a very big deal. Lots of money is exchanged, and bride-zillas are created. Mothers cry, and Fathers go broke (so I guess they cry too--but for different reasons). The first wedding seems to have been a bit simpler.
The Last Wedding
As far as we can tell, the first wedding was held in the Garden of Eden. Frankly, there was probably no wedding as we understand weddings today. However, that was a different time and a much different setting. There doesn’t seem to have been a need for a ceremony, and the Bible never does mention there was one. Some of us, however, feel a little uncomfortable about our original parents merely living together. It just doesn’t seem right to us. So we refer to the first wedding as if it was a fact. I hope they made beautiful music that day because there were no other people yet (and therefore, no band at the reception…or a reception for that matter…unless God sent His angels or invited all the new animals).