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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


Five Great Books for Getting Back to the Basics of Christian Belief

The study of theology (as many of us know far too well) can land us in some pretty deep water, intellectually speaking. God is infinite, so it’s only natural that we should at times find ourselves utterly lost in “ 899 more words

Five Great Books

Challenges of Christian Leadership (book review)

By John Stott
IVP. 94 pages. £6.99
ISBN 978 1 783 590 889

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Just when we thought we had received everything God had to give us through John Stott’s ministry, IVP publishes this little gem of a book that has previously only been available in Spanish. 176 more words

Book Review

Don't focus on the absence

The is what I call ‘the messy shelf’. It’s a space on my bookshelf reserved for all the books I’m currently reading.

The Jesus Story Book Bible… 207 more words


Review of 'The Radical Disciple' by John Stott

 John Stott, The Radical Disciple: Some Neglected Aspects of Our Calling (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2010). Hardcover / Kindle

John Stott died in 2011, but his legacy lives on through his writings. 424 more words

Book Reviews

Why We Need Both Clarity and Courage in Preaching

John Stott:

Clarity and courage remain two of the most crucial characteristics of authentic Christian preaching. For they relate to the content of the message preached and to the style of its presentation. 105 more words