Traditional Bible favorites and faith stories from children show kids that God's love reaches all the way around the globe! God's Love for You Bible Storybook teaches favorite Bible stories followed by real stories of people sharing God's love. Kids will see how they can learn from and help people all over the world. This book will help raise up a generation of generous, global Christians who are active in their communities and their world. This Bible storybook is beautifully illustrated by Martina Peluso in bright, whimsical displays. Carolyn Larsen, author of The Little Girl's Bible Storybook, assisted writing the Bible stories. World Vision(R) CEO Richard Stearns and his wife, Renee, present stories about children they've met through World Vision, what life is like in their corner of the world, and how God is working through their lives. Also features fun facts about each child's home country. Proceeds of this book will be donated to World Vision. Meets national education standards.
Richard Stearns brought nearly 25 years of corporate experience to World Vision when he became its president in June 1998.Stearns holds a bachelor's degree form Cornell University and an MBA form theWharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. His professional career began in marketing with the Gillette Company. From 1977 to 1985, he held various roles with Parker Brothers Games, culminating in his appointment as president in 1984. In 1985, he became a vice president at The Franklin Mint, then joined Lenox in 1987 as president of Lenox Collections. In 1995, Stearns was named president and chief executive officer of Lenox Inc. As president of World Vision Inc., Stearns is responsible for U.S. operations, which include fund raising, advocacy, and program development.Stearns and his wife, Renee, have been World Vision supporters since 1984. The couple has five children and live in Bellevue, Washington.