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Examining Stott's Strife (Reflections on Correcting Our Theological Fathers)

John Stott’s work The Cross of Christ is one of my favorite books on the atonement. A modern classic, its overall balance of exegesis, theology, pastoral insight, and existential application makes it worth returning to regularly. 2,993 more words

Theology

Galatians 1:7 unpacked

“…which is really no gospel at all. Evidently some people are throwing you into confusion and are trying to pervert the gospel of Christ.”

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Worthy is the Lamb

In May of 2011, I posted this:

John R.W. Stott is very much respected among many professing Christians (I think Calvinists as well as Arminians). Despite Stott’s damnable doctrine of annihilationism he STILL remains highly revered.

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don't convert culture

In both West and East it is vital for us to learn to distinguish between Scripture and culture, and between those things in culture which are inherently evil and must therefore be renounced for Christ’s sake and those things which are good or indifferent and may therefore be retained, even transformed and enriched. 162 more words

Life

John Knox, D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, and John Stott, On Preaching and Courage

John Knox, the Scottish Reformer, understood the seriousness of preaching. When he was called forth to preach the gospel, he “burst forth in most abundant tears, and withdrew himself to his chamber. 318 more words

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Considering Intentionality in Evangelism

I was confused by the beginning of Mark Bechtle’s chapter, Intentional Sharing, in Evangelism for the Rest of Us. It is a story of unintentional sharing. 783 more words

the matter of vocation

Consider what the realistic outworkings of ‘mission’ are likely to be.

I begin with vocation, by which I mean a Christian’s life-work. We often given the impression that if a young Christian man is really keen for Christ, he will undoubtedly become a foreign missionary, that if he is not quite as keen as that he will stay at home and become a pastor, that if he lacks the dedication to be a pastor, he will no doubt serve as a doctor or teacher, while those who end up in social work or the media or (worst of all) in politics are not far removed from serious backsliding! 298 more words

Life