I discovered David Platt’s Radical book a few months ago and fell in love with it. He expressed perfectly many thoughts I’ve had about the church. I couldn’t wait to read more of his books, so when I was invited to be a part of his new book launch team, I jumped at the opportunity.

Something Needs to Change is a journal style account of David’s trip to the Himalayas where he witnessed unspeakable poverty, pain, and suffering. He begins by sharing the events that led to his trip, then he takes us on a day-by-day record of their journey. We witness the physical difficulties of getting from one village to the next. We observe the challenges of tropical temperatures at the base of the mountains and subfreezing temperatures at the higher altitudes. We meet the natives who struggle daily with deadly outbreaks, hunger, and abuse and hear the stories of the individuals who risk everything to help these inhabitants.

It’s not an easy book to read. It wasn’t an easy book to write. The stories are heartbreaking. The grief and suffering is unimaginable. The title expresses it perfectly. Something Needs to Change. We can’t ignore the needs of the rest of the world. They must be addressed.

Something Needs to Change is a call to action for Christians to step up and make a different in a world of urgent need.

Something Needs to Change releases September 17. You can learn more on Wednesday, September 18 when David Platt is offering a FREE SIMULCAST, giving a first-hand account of what he experienced and his prayers for the future.

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Disclaimer: As a member of the launch team, I was provided a complimentary copy of the book. Opinions expressed are my own.

About the Author Sharon Wilharm

Christian women’s speaker, Sharon Wilharm, is a ministry leader, podcast host, and female filmmaker whose stories have impacted audiences around the globe. An accomplished storyteller, Sharon draws the audience in with humor, engages them with stories, then ties everything together to bring to light spiritual truths. Her heart’s desire is to encourage women in their walk with the Lord, showing them how to find God’s will for their life through prayer and scripture. “God is the Master Storyteller,” says Sharon. “I love helping women see how God is always at work behind the scenes laying the foundation for the glorious future He has in store for us.” Sharon is a firm believer in the power of prayer and has many stories to share of God working in miraculous ways in her own life as well as those around her. She’s passionate about teaching women how to pray and loves engaging with women in personal prayer. Wherever she goes, she finds herself surrounded by women in need of prayer, and she considers it an honor to pray with women whether they’re friends, family, or complete strangers. Sharon has enjoyed a lifelong fascination with women of the Bible and loves applying the biblical stories to modern situations. She teaches a Women Through the Bible study at her church, applying the S.O.A.P. method of scripture study. She especially enjoys delving into lesser known women and discovering encouraging truths for women of today. She recently launched a new podcast where she works her way through the Bible sharing the stories of All God’s Women.

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