The God Who Became Man

The God Who Became Man

SEVERAL YEARS AGO a friend sent me a life-changing Christmas card. On the front was this simple statement, “Many Men Have Claimed To Be God.”   Underneath appeared pictures of famous men like Ghenkis Khan, Augustus Caesar, Pharaoh, Alexander the Great,...
The Injustice of Social Justice

The Injustice of Social Justice

WESTERN CULTURE IS SHAKING. It is a time of significant social instability. The death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis Police unleashed a torrent of rage. Large segments of our society have demonstrated, even rioted, for something enigmatically called...

God’s Passion For His Glory Wm. P. Farley  (This essay originally appeared in Discipleship Journal in 2002 and won an EPA prize) I TRIED TO CONSTRUCT A JIGSAW PUZZLE of a stone bridge arched over a lazy summer stream, but I had little success. Hundreds of pieces...
What Is God Really Like? Part 1

What Is God Really Like? Part 1

This is part one in a series of posts on the subject of God and what he is really like. Sequential posts will follow. THE IDEA FOR THIS SERIES germinated in my thinking thirty years ago. At the time I was struggling to reconcile the apparent wrath and brutality of God...