Gordon Gekko is back on Wall Street, at least so the movie trailers tell us. He’s a ruthless trader bent upon money and power. What affinity does Gordon Gekko produce? Admiration? Devotion? Fear?
Not long ago, I witnessed a group of men give away a van to a woman who was transporting inner city kids to school. The kids were there when the van was given away. When the keys were presented to the woman, I heard one of the kids in the background exclaim, “Who does this sort of thing?”
It is just one line. It’s uttered by a pagan, a Roman soldier. But as an eyewitness to the crucifixion, he is indelibly captured for all of history: “Truly, this man was the Son of God.” (Mark 15.39)