Monthly Archives: July 2011

6 Lessons from the Life of John Stott

Next to Billy Graham, perhaps no one has defined modern evangelical Christianity like John Stott. On Wednesday afternoon, July 27 2011, Stott finished his race – dying in the presence of friends, with Scripture being read to him and Handel’s Messiah playing in the background. Stott lived a remarkable life, left a remarkable legacy and set a tremendous example of integrity and faithfulness to millions. Here are 6 lessons we can learn from this humble man of God. More…

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Seeing God in the Everyday

Could experiences of beauty, goodness, reason and love give us a glimpse of God’s face? In this second video introducing my new book project More Than This, I suggest the answer is Yes. The notion of ‘seeing’ God in everyday life will make up the second half of More Than This and Simon Smart from the Centre for Public Christianity here asks me some great questions to test the idea. More…

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Your Heart’s Longings

Today I am excited to introduce my new book project to you and invite you to be part of the writing team! Tentatively titled More Than This: Searching for God in a Secular Age, the book will be the culmination of five year’s thinking on, speaking about and research into the ways we search for that ‘something more’ in our lives. In this 8 minute video I introduce the first part of the book’s message – human longing – and offer some prizes for getting involved. More…

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