World Vision CEO Richard Stearns and Wife Share 'God's Love For You Bible Storybook'
World Vision CEO and best-selling author Richard Stearns has teamed up with his wife, Renee, to tell the stories of God's love around the world to adults and children alike inHe Walks Among UsandGod's Love For You Bible Storybook. Released this week through Thomas Nelson Publishers, Stearns' latest projects followThe Hole in Our GospelandUnfinished.
Rich and Renee Stearns have traveled some two million miles in their service with World Vision to war-torn Congo, to post-earthquake Haiti, to Southeast Asia in the wake of the tsunami, and to poverty-stricken villages all over the world. They've brought back stories true stories of real people they have encountered and whose lives have been changed by God's grace and through the work of His church. In the devotional,He Walks Among Us, they share these stories as well as lessons they have learned about joy and fulfillment from people who seemingly have so little.
"The scores of people featured in this book invited us into their homes and into their lives, sharing their most intimate stories with us, believing that their stories counted for something and that others might benefit from hearing them," Richard writes. "They had much to teach us about living, loving, overcoming and celebrating."
InGod's Love For You Bible Storybook, the Stearns continue to share stories of people who have been touched by World Vision's work, this time through the eyes of children. Stories of people who have been changed by the Gospel accompany favorite Bible stories, teaching children not only about God's love for them, but about the ways that His love reaches all the way around the world!
God's Love For You Bible Storybookfeatures bright, whimsical displays by Martina Peluso. Carolyn Larsen, author ofThe Little Girl's Bible Storybook, contributed to the Bible stories. Also featured are fun facts about each featured child's home country, bringing a unique educational element to the storybook.