This month marks 101 years since the late John Stott was born, and his centenary last year prompted a flurry of events to mark the centenary of this highly influential vicar, Bible teacher and evangelical leader. ‘Uncle John’, as he was affectionately known, also had a huge impact on John’s life and career and so we dialled in back then to reflect on not just the legacy of Stott’s many decades of ministry, but also to consider whether his vision for how Christians can engage well in the public square was still relevant and meaningful now, more than 60 years after he began making the case. Has society long since moved on, or are there still things to learn and challenges to heed from Stott?

 

(This episode was first broadcast in April 2021)

Other resources on John’s website from the John Stott centenary:

Talk and discussion: Quick to listen – lessons from John Stott on grace under fire

Interview and talk: The John Stott Centenary – Equipping the people of God for ministry

Interview: The life and legacy of John Stott