Tag Archives: John Stott

For You Know That We Who Preach… (Part 2)

Part 1 is here. This Sunday I’ll be preaching Romans 4:1-8. As I was studying this text yesterday I came upon some great content from John Stott, in his book The Message of Romans, regarding a short phrase in the … Continue reading

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The Preacher as Servant

To review: John Stott’s book The Preacher’s Portrait outlines five distinct roles that the preacher exemplifies, according to the New Testament. These are: 1) A Steward 2) A Herald 3) A Witness 4) A Father 5) A Servant The servant … Continue reading

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The Preacher as Father

As a father to three little girls, the fourth metaphor used to describe the preacher from John Stott’s book The Preacher’s Portrait hits close to home. The preacher is first a steward, second a herald, third a witness, and fourth … Continue reading

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The Preacher as Witness

Already this week we have seen the preacher as steward and the preacher as herald. The third role outlined in John Stott’s The Preacher’s Portrait is the preacher as witness. The preacher as a witness deals with the preacher’s experience … Continue reading

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The Preacher as Herald

Yesterday I began a series of five blogs on the biblical role of a preacher. The material is largely the work of John Stott in his book The Preacher’s Portrait. We first saw the preacher as a steward. Secondly, the … Continue reading

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The Preacher as Steward

John Stott’s book The Preacher’s Portrait was very influential in the formation of my theology and identity as a preacher. I have recently re-visited the content of the book, and it’s been refreshing to re-read material that was foundational for … Continue reading

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