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Welcome to the Suburbs of Heaven,


the website of Guy M. Richard, President and Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary in Atlanta. Guy has served in this capacity since 2017.

He is the author of four books and many articles and is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). He and his wife Jennifer have three children.

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We Rest to Prepare us for Heaven

We Rest to Prepare us for Heaven

I find it fascinating that all of the blessings Jesus secured for the believer in and through His mediatorial work—including,...

by Guy RichardJune 27, 2022
We Rest to Work

We Rest to Work

If, as I argued last time, we all need to rest, then this raises an immediate question: what do we...

by Guy RichardMay 27, 2022
The Blessing of Rest

The Blessing of Rest

Because of the way I am wired I have always viewed rest as weakness and a colossal waste of my...

by Guy RichardMay 12, 2022
How to Offer Correction

How to Offer Correction

Years ago, I confronted my wife about something in her life that I thought she needed to change. I put...

by Guy RichardMarch 29, 2022
Working to the Glory of God, part 2

Working to the Glory of God, part 2

Why is it that we look back on old photographs of ordinary life-moments with such fondness? I’m not talking about...

by Guy RichardMarch 2, 2022
Working to the Glory of God

Working to the Glory of God

Now that January is in our rear-view mirror, we are approaching the time of the year when our New Year’s...

by Guy RichardJanuary 28, 2022
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