Richard Stearns

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Huffington Post: ‘Christmas’ Comes to a Refugee Tent

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 20, 2017 5:56:00 PM / by Richard Stearns posted in Syria, Emergency Relief, Impact Stories, WV, Refugee Crisis

christmas_syria.jpgI’m a sucker for a touching Christmas story. Here’s one that’s as good as anything you’ll see on the Hallmark Channel. Set in the wretched conditions of a refugee settlement, it’s a story about love, joy, peace – and a man named Christmas.

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Rich Stearns, Outreach Magazine: Why should we care what happens to people after they are saved?

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 8, 2017 9:54:00 PM / by Richard Stearns posted in Christian Discipleship, News, WV, Rich Stearns


In this article for Outreach Magazine, Rich Stearns reminds us that of the fact "if we only care about souls and not the urgent realities of people’s lives, we are not embracing the second pillar of our faith, the Great Commandment—loving others because we love God. We are to preach the good news and also demonstrate it." Read about how World Vision's project to bring piped water to Kalawa Kenya has brought a dramatic increase in baptisms in addition to other community changes.  


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Rich Stearns, Christianity Today: Not just jobs, not just Bibles: the future of fighting extreme poverty

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 23, 2017 6:59:00 PM / by Richard Stearns posted in News, WV, Extreme Poverty, Rich Stearns

Mother_childAfter a generation of massive global progress, aid and mission efforts are pointing the same direction. In this article for Christianity Today, World Vision U.S. President Rich Stearns writes about his belief that the best way to bring the good news of the gospel to the most difficult-to-reach nations is to weld their physical needs with their spiritual ones. 

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