As an evangelical Christian, Rich Stearns dives into a wide array of topics that are needed to help mend divides within his own tribe and relationships with those that are not. Topics from morality, caring for one another regardless, leadership in a diverse world, helping those in seek of refuge, and several tidbits of wisdom he’s compiled on leadership along his journey.
Stearns is an author and President Emeritus of World Vision, one of the world’s largest nonprofit humanitarian organizations. Over his two decades with the organization, Rich built a strong leadership team focused on bringing corporate best practices to the nonprofit sector. He traveled to more than 60 of the nearly 100 countries in which World Vision has a presence. He served as a prophetic voice, calling on the American church to respond to the AIDS pandemic in the early 2000s and later raising awareness of the global refugee crisis and global poverty. As a thought leader, Rich appeared regularly in media outlets such as Christianity Today, FOX News, CNN, NPR, Charisma News, and Relevant magazine.
Rich is the author of several books, including the best-selling, award-winning The Hole in Our Gospel. He also wrote Unfinished, and most recently published his new book “Lead Like it Matters to God”.
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About Pastor Bob Roberts Jr
Dr. Bob Roberts, Jr. is the founder of GlocalNet, a non-profit dedicated to mobilizing the church for transformation in the public square, founder and chairman of Glocal Ventures Inc (GVI) and co-founder of Multi-Faith Neighbors Network (MFNN), a multifaith organization committed to creating international religious freedom through intentional cross-cultural relationships. He is also currently the Senior Global Pastor at Northwood Church and host of the Bold Love podcast.
Bob has contributed or been featured on the World Economic Forum, Fox Business Channel, Washington Post, New York Times, Huckabee Show, Religious News Service, C-Span, Templeton Religions Trust, El-Hibri, Christianity Today, Outreach Magazine and more.
Bob is a graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary (Doctorate of Ministry), Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Masters of Divinity), and Baylor University (BA). He and his wife Niki have two children and three grandchildren.