Rich Stearns strives to be a voice for the voiceless. Drawing on his many years of experience working in development with World Vision, Rich regularly writes articles and op-eds to bring attention to the urgent issues affecting the world’s poor. Respected by Christian and secular audiences alike, Rich’s commentary has a broad reach. His articles have appeared in public news outlets such as The Huffington Post and the Wall Street Journal, as well as Christian media sources like Christianity Today and The Christian Post. Hear what Rich has to say about:
Faith and Poverty
"Solving the causes of poverty requires both large-scale, top-down action and the compassion and social activism of the church.
Ending systematic poverty is possible if individual Christians respond and if the whole church exercises its massive resources and voice." Read more
"What has God given you? Moses had a stick, David had a slingshot, and Paul had a pen. Mother Teresa possessed a love for the poor; Billy Graham, a gift for preaching; and Joni Eareckson Tada, a disability. What did they have in common? A willingness to let God use whatever they had, even when it didn’t seem very useful. If you will assess what you have to offer in terms of your time, your treasure, and your talents, you will have a better understanding of how you might uniquely serve." From The Hole in Our Gospel by Rich Stearns. Find out more