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John Stott on Identity

As a new Christian, I came to realise in my late teens that I was gay; and, not quite ready to tell anyone else yet, I wanted to know what my new-found faith said about my sexuality. Almost at random in a local Christian bookshop, I picked up a copy of Authentic Christianity. It was so helpful that the first Christian thing I ever read on the subject was clear that my identity is in Christ and not my sexuality, that my sexuality was no more fallen than anyone else’s.

15 February 2021

John Stott on Mission

John Stott’s contribution to missiological thinking has been succinct, seminal and strategic. Let me illustrate. Succinct To be comprehensive, clear and pithy first requires mastery. John Stott wrote over 50 …

15 February 2021

John Stott

FEATURED POST: Why Should I Read John Stott?

Why should anyone in the 21st century read books by someone whose prime years of global evangelical leadership were fifty years ago in the 20th?

15 February 2021

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John Stott on Unity

John Stott was only every part of a single church congregation – from a child, to a being a Rector, and during his global ministry and later life – All Souls, Langham Place. Yet, despite this unusually restricted church experience, Stott displayed extraordinary commitment to unity between churches across theological spectrums, denominations and national boundaries.

10 February 2021