The Living Church: The Convictions of a Lifelong Pastor (Centenary Edition)
SUMMARY: The church lies at the very centre of the eternal purposes of God. But what exactly does a living church look like? The Living Church brings together a number of characteristics of what the author calls 'authentic'...
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The church lies at the very centre of the eternal purposes of God. But what exactly does a living church look like?
The Living Church brings together a number of characteristics of what the author calls 'authentic' or 'living' church. The marks, being clearly biblical, are timeless and need to be preserved.
We are called to become learning churches, caring churches, worshipping churches and evangelising churches.
John Stott unpacks the Bible's wisdom rigorously with a teacher's skill and applies it faithfully with a pastor's heart. We can all play a part in becoming a living church.
John Stott was one of the most beloved and respected Bible teachers of his day. Throughout his five-decade ministry he wrote numerous books that have become modern classics, informing and inspiring people around the world.
His careful study and insightful interpretation still benefit millions of people day, so to celebrate the centenary of his birth here are special new editions of some of his best-selling books, all beautifully redesigned with a fresh new look for today's world.
The late Rev Dr. John Stott is known worldwide as a Bible teacher, writer, pastor and mission-leader. During a ministry that extended to seven decades, he authored many books including the best-selling Basic Christianity, Why I Am a Christian and The Cross of Christ ; he was also the editor, (and author of several volumes) of the Bible Speaks Today. In more recent years he was Rector Emeritus of All Souls Church, Langham Place, London; President of the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity; and Founder-President of the Langham Partnership International. He was awarded the CBE in the Queens 2006 New Year Honours. Stott was honored by Time magazine in 2005 as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World."
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