I see you and me as pilgrims in a beautiful, intriguing and often perplexing world. We have inherited political, cultural, social and religious stories. How are we to make sense of them? You have a unique story to tell – a unique perspective from which to view the world. You are invited to tell your story and to share your insights at this website. I think of myself as a pilgrim in pursuit of goodness, truth, beauty and genuine insight. I hope you will engage in the discussion of my blog, books, features and articles – especially if you are on a similar pilgrimage.
"With warmth, perception and sympathy, Roger Steer describes the life long journey of John Stott."
Jeremy Vine on Inside Story
On 15th August 2021, the set Common Worship Gospel reading was Luke 1:46-55, the Magnificat. This reminded me of this story: in May 1961, a 34 year-old man living in Blackheath, London, was sent a review copy of the...Continue reading this entry →
The longest serving Bishop of Exeter in the twentieth century was Robert Mortimer. When I arrived at the preparatory department of Exeter School in 1952, he had already been Bishop for three years and when I left the main school...Continue reading this entry →
When Bishop Jackie Searle came to Pip and Jim’s church in Ilfracombe on 13 June, preached, and celebrated communion with us, she was too modest to remind us that there was a Bishop of Crediton nearly 150 years before...Continue reading this entry →
Inside Story: The Life of John Stott
Jeremy Vine’s verdict: “Scrupulously researched, vividly written, this book lights up the character of the man with the longest shadow in the modern church.”
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