William Farley (Bill) is the Pastor of Grace Christian Fellowship, a church he planted in 2002 in Spokane, Washington. He has been married to his best friend, Judy, since 1971. He has five children and twenty-one grandchildren.
Bill spent 25 years in the business world before turning to full time pastoral ministry and writing. He has been heavily influenced by Jonathan Edwards, the seventeenth century Puritans and many contemporary authors, such as John Piper, Ian Murray, Jerry Bridges, Rodney Stark, Mark Noll, RC Sproul and others. Bill's writing has appeared in a number of publications including Reformation 21, The Journal of Biblical Counseling, Enrichment Journal, Discipleship Journal and Focus on the Family. His first love is preaching God's Word and pastoring. He also enjoys traveling around the US lecturing on topics discussed in his books. For recreation he likes bicycling, spending time with his family and reading history and related subjects. Charles Murray, Paul Johnson, William Manchester, and Barbara Tuckman are some of his favorite historians. You can contact Bill at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also view his blog at www.williamfarley.blogspot.com