The Living Church: Convictions of a Lifelong Pastor

The Living Church: Convictions of a Lifelong Pastor by John Stott

ISBN10: 0830838058
ISBN13: 978-0830838059
Author: John Stott
Title: The Living Church: Convictions of a Lifelong Pastor
Publisher: IVP Books (June 27, 2011)
Language: English
Size ePub: 1681 kb
Size PDF: 1442 kb
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Subcategory: Churches & Church Leadership

The Living Church: Convictions of a Lifelong Pastor by John Stott



At the 150th anniversary of the dedication of his church, John Stott gave voice to his dream for All Souls, London, and all souls everywhere: "I have a dream of
  • . . . a biblical church
  • . . . a worshiping church
  • . . . a caring church
  • . . . a serving church
  • . . . an expectant church
Reflecting on his more than sixty years of service at All Souls and a worldwide ministry that led Time magazine to acknowledge him as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World," Stott alerts a church that is in transition to the marks of a church that is living. The Living Church is the full articulation of Stott's dream for the body of Christ in the world today. To the people of God who inherit the global church he has helped to build for the past sixty years, he bequeaths this calling: There is such a thing as goodness: pursue it. The postmodern mood is unfriendly to all universal absolutes. Yet the apostle says there is such a thing as truth: fight for it. And there is such a thing as life: lay hold of it. May God enable us to make an unabashed commitment . . . to what is true, what is good, and what is real.

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