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John Stott on Conversion

“Social responsibility becomes an aspect not of Christian mission only, but also of Christian conversion. It is IMPOSSIBLE to be truly converted to God without being thereby converted to our neighbor.”

-John R.W. Stott

Missions

Mars Hill Postmortem

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Likewise, John Stott writes:

The Christian minister should be preoccupied with the people’s spiritual progress and care nothing for his own prestige.

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Ministry

The Biblical Centrality of the Church

How important is the church in the life of the believer in Christ?  How important is the church in the plan & purpose of God? Many professing believers in our day have a rather low view of the church – they either think poorly of the church, or they just don’t think much about her at all. 541 more words

Books & Other Resources

Prayer Quote of the Week

To pray is not only to be truly godly;
it is also to be truly human.

– John R. W. Stott

Christianity

Sermon: Don't Stop At Wo Bu Zhi Dao - Rama Ramanathan

This past Sunday, Rama preached a sermon deliberating on “authority” and “obedience”, as well as how claiming ignorance (“Wo bu zhi dao” / 我不知道: Mandarin for “I don’t know”) is only an interim answer; all based on this past week’s Gospel reading: … 17 more words

Sermon

Parenting Hospitality: Welcome this infant as a stranger

Soon after getting pregnant with our first child we were quickly bombarded with long and intimidating registry lists. As well, freely distributed fear-based advice about parenting. 683 more words

From "Through the Bible, Through the Year" by John R.W. Stott

We do great disservice to the church when we refer to the pastorate as “the ministry.” The use of the definite article implies that we think the ordained pastorate is the only ministry there is. 49 more words

Christianity