What Christ Desires to Find in His Churches

These then are the marks of the ideal Church – love, suffering, holiness, sound doctrine, genuineness, evangelism and humility.  They are what Christ desires to find in His churches as He walks among them.


– John Stott, Men with a Message, commenting on the churches in Revelations

as quoted by Mark Dever, Nine Makes of a Healthy Church, copyright 2000, page 7