Richard Stearns

  • World Vision Helped Evangelicals Become Social Activists—Within Limits
    World Vision Helped Evangelicals Become Social Activists—Within Limits
    A new history tracks the uneasy alliance between the organization and its core supporters.
  • Richard Stearns: ‘Every Day Is a Celebration’
    Richard Stearns: ‘Every Day Is a Celebration’Subscriber Access Only
    After 20 years of tackling the “hole in our gospel,” World Vision's most recent president is fine retiring with some tasks unfinished.
  • Richard Stearns Is Leaving World Vision
    Richard Stearns Is Leaving World Vision
    Longest-serving leader will retire this year with Christian relief organization poised to help millions more than before.
  • After the Storm, Churches and Relief Organizations Don’t Share the Same Call
    After the Storm, Churches and Relief Organizations Don’t Share the Same Call
    Congregations shouldn’t go it alone when there are resources across the body of Christ they can leverage.
  • Why Christians Should Stop Caring About So Many Causes
    Why Christians Should Stop Caring About So Many CausesSubscriber Access Only
    True transformation takes focus, not capricious compassion.
  • Not Just Jobs, Not Just Bibles: The Future of Fighting Extreme Poverty
    Not Just Jobs, Not Just Bibles: The Future of Fighting Extreme PovertySubscriber Access Only
    After a generation of massive global progress, aid and mission efforts are pointing the same direction.
  • Fractured by Freedom, South Sudan's Christians Show Off Successes
    The Christian Case for Not Giving Up on the World's Most Fragile StateSubscriber Access Only
    Why World Vision and local Christian leaders remain hopeful about South Sudan.
  • Slaughterhouse Gospel
    Slaughterhouse GospelSubscriber Access Only
    Why God dwelling with us meant gruesome rituals.
  • Proposed Food Aid Reforms Put International Programs at Risk
    Proposed Food Aid Reforms Put International Programs at RiskSubscriber Access Only
    In this tight-budget era, what works in theory likely won't result in legislative success.
  • Solving Poverty Is Rocket Science
    Solving Poverty Is Rocket ScienceSubscriber Access Only
    Christians are among America’s most compassionate people. But we can do a better job responding to the complexity of poverty.