Archives for Jul 31, 2011 @ 14:52

The Elegance of Evangelicalism

John Stott was the elegant evangelical. Not elegant in the sense of a contrived aesthetic. Not elegant by way of trying to be elegant. Not elegant by way of marketing elegance. No, Stott stood there faithfully and biblically and piously in such a way that the best of evangelicalism was elegantly displayed. As a college [Read More…]

Nick Kristof on John Stott

I’m a bit amazed by the kind of people who are praising John Stott, and I’m not surprised it is Stott but I am surprised by the sorts who see in him the elegance of evangelicalism. Including David Brooks and now Nick Kristof, both of them not particularly religious public intellectuals. Yes, Stott often stands [Read More…]

The Cape Town Commitment 12

The second part of the Cape Town Commitment [The Cape Town Commitment: A Confession of Faith and a Call to Action (Didasko Files)], is a call to action, and its focus is on the world we serve. Here are the themes of the second section, the section that calls for commitment to these elements: truth, [Read More…]

Prayer for the Week

Let your continual mercy, O Lord, cleanse and defend your Church; and, because it cannot continue in safety without your help, protect and govern it always by your goodness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. [Read more…]