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I Won't Turn My Heart Off

5/5/2016

This month we're featuring stories of what it means to be made for more. What does it look like to follow Christ no matter the cost?

World Racer, Kayla Zilch, shares about her experiences on the Race that have firmed her resolve to continue to go deeper with people and with Jesus.


How I Traded My Boring Life for Adventure

5/2/2016

This month we're featuring stories of what it means to be made for more than the ordinary. Whether choosing adventure, sacrificing the security of the West, or living their passion in the professional world, these World Racers have one thing in common: following the call of Christ no matter what.

Adventures Staff and Race Alum Nate Hauser shares his secret to living life to its fullest.


When the World Race Stops Feeling Like an Adventure

4/28/2016

We've heard it said that serving God is boring, but here at the World Race, we've been convinced otherwise. This April, we're featuring stories that prove why following God is the greatest adventure you could ever go on.

Carrie Surbaugh of 2015 W Squad is in her eighth month of the Race. For her, the greatest adventure of the World Race has been the quiet, mostly unseen, and non-glamorous moments.


Why We Need Adventure

4/25/2016

We've heard it said that serving God is boring, but here at the World Race, we've been convinced otherwise. This April, we're featuring stories that prove why following God is the greatest adventure you could ever go on.

Kyle Harper of 2015 U Squad made a startling realization about comfort and adventure that has changed his whole perspective.


We Swam to a Secluded Island in Bali, and I Thought Wouldn't Make It

4/18/2016

We've heard it said that serving God is boring, but here at the World Race, we've been convinced otherwise. This April, we're featuring stories that prove why following God is the greatest adventure you could ever go on.

Caleb Funderburk of 2015 Expedition Squad decided to swim to an island that none of the locals had ever managed to swim to. What followed was an adventure he will never forget.


Everything I Owned Was Washed Away in an African Monsoon

4/14/2016

We've heard it said that serving God is boring, but here at the World Race, we've been convinced otherwise. This April, we're featuring stories that prove why following God is the greatest adventure you could ever go on.

Kay Zilch of 2015 Y Squad was sick with a violent migraine when everything she owned was washed away by an African Monsoon.


What Happened When a Group of Racers Decided to Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro

4/11/2016

We've heard it said that serving God is boring, but here at the World Race, we've been convinced otherwise. This April, we're featuring stories that prove why following God is the greatest adventure you could ever go on.

Meghan Tschanz and others of 2012 H Squad decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro on their race and discovered that climbing the highest free-standing mountain might be harder than they thought.


I Was Robbed by a Baboon

4/7/2016

We've heard it said that serving God is boring, but here at the World Race, we've been convinced otherwise. This April we're featuring stories that prove why following God is the greatest adventure you could ever go on.

Kayla Garrison of 2015 Y Squad recounts a time where a baboon stole her purse while she was visiting Victoria Falls.


How to Crash a Wedding on the World Race

4/4/2016

We've heard it said that serving God is boring, but here at the World Race, we've been convinced otherwise. This April we're featuring stories that prove why following God is the greatest adventure you could ever go on.

Ben Towne of 2015 Expedition Squad recounts a time where he was invited to an Islamic wedding in Indonesia, and how before he knew it, he was asked to be a groomsman.


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