The hole in our gospel [what does God expect of us? the answer that changed my life and might just change the world] by Richard Stearns

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Published by Christian Large Print in Waterville, Me .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

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StatementRichard Stearns
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV639.P6 S74 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination658 p. (large print) ;
Number of Pages658
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24478611M
ISBN 10159415323X
ISBN 109781594153235
LC Control Number2010011455

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The Hole in Our Gospel changed people’s lives, and some of those personal accounts also appear in this anniversary edition. Stearns’s compelling story demonstrates that the whole gospel was always meant to be a world-changing, social revolution, a revolution that begins with each one of us/5(80).

"The Hole In Our Gospel" by Richard Stearns, the President of World Vision, U.S. is one of those books for me. My takeaway is this: "That which breaks the heart of God, should also break my heart." Mr. Stearns mentions this throughout the book and it is the underlying theme of his story as well as the stories of others called to take action/5.

In The Hole in Our Gospel Stearns presents a forceful challenge to the western church, to forsake pursuit of wealth, comfort, and stuff and to fulfill the clear command of Jesus to care for the poor.

Stearns tells us that if our individual faith in Christ has no positive outward expression then our /5(). I just finished reading The Hole in Our Gospel by Richard Stearns and I wanted to share my thoughts.

It’s a book that has been on my reading list for a while now, and I’m glad I finally got the chance to read through it while on vacation last week. This is a book that will challenge you in compassion.

The Hole In Our Gospel is a powerful book written by a man who took on the challenge to walk like Jesus walked when on earth. He left a very successful position as the CEO of Lenox to fill the president's position of World Vision. Through this opportunity he learned first hand to look into the eyes of a hungry child, and learn about the apathy 5/5(6).

The Hole in Our Gospel is also theologically flawed and economically misguided. In other words, I have some serious criticisms of the book, but its overall charge to care for the poor and put our faith into action is a good and necessary : Kevin Deyoung.

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Together for the first time in one volume, The Hole in Our Gospel, revised and updated, and Unfinished take us on a breathtaking journey to rediscover the critical mission of Christ in our world today and the richness of God’s calling on our lives. The Hole in Our Gospel carries an important message—Christians are to be the light of the world and the salt of the earth, bold witnesses to the gospel of Jesus Christ in word and deed; and we need to be salt and light to those living in abject poverty.

Unfortunately, the execution of the book is so dangerously flawed that I cannot in good. The Hole in our Gospel is a compelling book that tells the story of how Richard Stearns had his entire life transformed by the gospel, and the ways that the transformational power of the gospel in his life has gone on to change the lives of so many other people.

At the very beginning, Richard Stearns was an atheist. As a young person, he felt no need for God in his life, and he thought that. The hole in our gospel began with a realization of the hole in his gospel. There is a good deal of biography in this book, with Stearns narrating his own rise from a relatively poor upbringing through a college education, into the business world to becoming a well-paid CEO at a large American company, and, ultimately, to walking away from a.

values – embracing the gospel of salvation, but much less so the gospel of obedience. sacrifice, and responsibility that Jesus preached. In his book The Hole In Our Gospel, Richard Stearns likens this gospel “with a hole in it” to fire insurance – we’re covered, and can go on about our business.

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Based on the book THE HOLE IN OUR GOSPEL, published in by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Available at bookstores everywhere and at Size: 2MB. What follows is a collection of 20 quotes that caught my attention as I read Kevin DeYoung's forthcoming book The Hole in Our Holiness: Filling the Gap Between Gospel Passion and the Pursuit of Godliness (Crossway; Aug ): “Not only is holiness the goal of your redemption, it is necessary for your redemption.

Now before you sound the legalist alarm, tie me up by my own moral. So now I come to the fairly recent and certainly very moving book by Richard Stearns, The Hole in Our Gospel: What Does God Expect of Us?6 This frank and appealing book surveys worldwide poverty and argues that the American failure to take up God’s mandate to address poverty is “the hole in our gospel.” Without wanting to diminish the.

“The Hole in our Gospel,” by Richard Stearns, the recent Christian Book of the Year and apparently headed to be a New York Times best seller, is the newest danger to come against true Believers in the Church Age. It promotes a false gospel within a socialistic philosophy. The Hole in Our Gospel by Richard Stearns (Thomas Nelson) “We have embraced a view of our faith that is far too tame,” writes Richard Stearns, CEO of World Vision U.S.

“We have, in fact, reduced the gospel to a mere transaction involving the right beliefs rather than seeing in it the power to change the world.”. Buy The Hole in Our Gospel by Stearns, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5().

The Hole in Our Gospel changed people’s lives, and some of those personal accounts also appear in this anniversary edition. Stearns’s compelling story demonstrates that the whole gospel was always meant to be a world-changing, social revolution, a revolution that begins with each one of us.

ECPA Christian Book of the Year Award Winner. In THE HOLE IN OUR GOSPEL, Stearns tells how he came from being a high-earning CEO to be the president of World Vision.

He also masterfully shares the greatest problems/needs around the world and does a great job discussing why the world at large tends to ignore those in the greatest need and what we as the Church should be doing to help/5(11).

The title of the book captured my attention. Is there a hole in our gospel. Just writing this question makes me a bit uncomfortable.

Of course, there is no hole in the gospel. The work of the gospel that was begun before the foundation of the world was accomplished on Calvary and made complete upon the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the grave.

The Hole in Our Gospel: What Does God Expect of Us. the Answer That Changed My Life and Might Just Change the World by Richard Stearns My rating: 5 of 5 stars I heard that my favorite coach, Mark Richt had read this book and how it changed. “The Hole in our Gospel,” by Richard Stearns, the recent Christian Book of the Year and apparently headed to be a New York Times best seller, is the newest danger to come against true Believers in the Church Age.

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Opening: Today, we start The Hole in Our Gospel series. For the next four weeks, we’re all reading the book together, I’m giving four talks based on the book, and we’re getting in our Life Groups to. This tenth-anniversary edition of The Hole in Our Gospel features a new chapter and updated statistics, along with full-color photo and infographic inserts, a study guide, a concordance of scripture on poverty and justice, and personal accounts from readers whose perspectives have been changed by The Hole in Our Gospel.

Is our faith only about going to church, studying the Bible, and avoiding Brand: Thomas Nelson. “This gospel—the whole gospel—means much more than the personal salvation of individuals.

It means a social revolution.” (20) The whole gospel means tangible compassion for the sick and poor and biblical justice, the spiritual, physical and social dimensions of our being. It is the mission of the Church. (22) 3. The gospel itself was born of God’s vision of a changed people, challenging and transforming the prevailing values and practices of our world He called us to go out, to proclaim the 15 Richard Stearns, The Hole in Our Gospel (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, ).

16 Ibid., 2. The Hole In Our Gospel. Read excerpt | Book reviews. The Hole in Our Gospel challenges believers with the question “what does God expect of us?” This fresh look at the gospel will lead you toward a deeper understanding of your own faith and inspire you to actively demonstrate God’s love for a hurting world.

The Hole in Our Gospel (Book): Stearns, Richard: WHAT DOES GOD EXPECT OF US. Is our faith just about going to church, studying the Bible and avoiding the most serious sins--or does God expect more. Have we embraced the whole gospel or a gospel with a hole in it.

Ten years ago, Rich Stearns came face-to-face with that question as he sat in a mud hut in Rakai, Uganda, listening to the. I recently read Kevin DeYoung’s latest book, The Hole in our Holiness: Filling the Gap between Gospel Passion and the Pursuit of Godliness.I had two reasons for doing so.

First, I like DeYoung’s writing. His is a popular writing style that embodies a winsome presentation of the Reformed tradition. Get this from a library. The hole in our Gospel. [Richard Stearns] -- Presents the journey of a corporate CEO who left his comfortable life to answer God's call to join the poorest of the poor in Africa.

In doing so, he discovered the power of the gospel and. The Hole in Our Gospel changed people’s lives, and some of those personal accounts also appear in this anniversary edition. Stearns’s compelling story demonstrates that the whole gospel was always meant to be a world-changing, social revolution, a revolution that begins with each one of us/5().

In this first edition of Book Notes, I review Richard Stearns' new book, The Hole in Our Gospel. He is the President of World Vision, U.S. This is an inspiring book about extreme poverty and the.

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