John Stott, Now Home with His Lord

Dear friends, for those who have not yet heard, John Stott has departed this life and entered into the presence of Jesus. It is a sad loss for us, but a wondrous reward for John. I still remember reading his book The Cross of Christ in seminary and how it had a profound impact on my thinking about the cross and preaching the cross. This semester I’ve got my undergrad ecclesiology class doing a seminar on his book Living Church. He was a great Evangelical leader and a good faithful Anglican churchman. You can read more over at CT.

May this faithful servant rest in peace and rise in glory!

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  • Michael Jensen

    He would have hated you praying for the dead though!

  • Michael Jensen

    He would have hated you praying for the dead though!

  • David McKay

    The proper epitaph to write for a Christian believer is not a dismal and uncertain petition, ‘R.I.P.’ (requiescat in pace, ‘may he rest in peace’), but a joyful and certain affirmation ‘C.A.D.’ (‘Christ abolished death’)

    Stott, J. R. W. (1973). Guard the Gospel the message of 2 Timothy (40). Downers Grove, Ill.: Inter Varsity Press.

  • David McKay

    The proper epitaph to write for a Christian believer is not a dismal and uncertain petition, ‘R.I.P.’ (requiescat in pace, ‘may he rest in peace’), but a joyful and certain affirmation ‘C.A.D.’ (‘Christ abolished death’)

    Stott, J. R. W. (1973). Guard the Gospel the message of 2 Timothy (40). Downers Grove, Ill.: Inter Varsity Press.

  • Judy Diehl

    He was a such a blessing to all of us, and I thank God for his life and his work. Oh that we should all be this faithful….!

    • Anonymous

      Thank you for your email. I am out of the country until August 10 and will not have access to the internet to return emails while away.
      All good wishes,


      Joel Willitts, Ph.D.
      Associate Professor in Biblical and Theological Studies
      North Park University
      3225 W. Foster Ave
      Chicago, IL 60625
      773.244.5714
      http://www.patheos.com/community/euangelion

  • Judy Diehl

    He was a such a blessing to all of us, and I thank God for his life and his work. Oh that we should all be this faithful….!

    • Anonymous

      Thank you for your email. I am out of the country until August 10 and will not have access to the internet to return emails while away.
      All good wishes,


      Joel Willitts, Ph.D.
      Associate Professor in Biblical and Theological Studies
      North Park University
      3225 W. Foster Ave
      Chicago, IL 60625
      773.244.5714
      http://www.patheos.com/community/euangelion