World-renowned evangelist and Biblical scholar John Stott died Wednesday at 3.15 p.m. local time in London (10.15 a.m. EST), according to John Stott Ministries President Benjamin Homan.RIP, Brother. You will be greatly missed.
Homan has reported that Stott’s death has come following a few weeks of discomfort, and that the death was simply related to complications related to old age.
Stott, who died at 90, retired from public ministry in 2007 when he was 86 years old. He spent his retirement in the College of St. Barnabas, Lingfield, which is a residence for retired Anglican clergy.
The English Anglican leader is revered for his ministry life. The world famous evangelist, the Rev. Billy Graham, described him as "the most respected clergyman in the world today."
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
John Stott, World Famous Evangelical Leader, Dies at 90: