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I Sat Next to a Man Who Purchases Sex. This Is What He Said.

7/28/2016

This month, we’re featuring stories of Racers who have learned a thing or two about true freedom. God promises true freedom when we’re in alignment with His perfect will. But what does it look like to experience this freedom?

World Race alum, Meghan Tschanz, discovered something remarkable about God’s mercy when she sat next to a man who purchases sex and listened to him.


What I Learned from a Fight in a Hotel Bathroom

7/25/2016

This month, we’re featuring stories of Racers who have learned a thing or two about true freedom. God promises true freedom when we’re in alignment with His perfect will. But what does it look like to experience this freedom?

Carrie Surbaugh of September 2015 W Squad made a crucial realization about freedom and identity in a hotel bathroom in Zambia.


You Have Nothing to Prove

7/21/2016

This month, we’re featuring stories of Racers who have learned a thing or two about true freedom. God promises true freedom when we’re in alignment with His perfect will. But what does it look like to experience this freedom?

Ali Souther of January 2016 E Squad tells the story of how the World Race taught her that she has nothing to prove, and how that freed her from a lifetime of insecurity.


Refugees Became My Family

7/18/2016

This month, we’re featuring stories of Racers who have learned a thing or two about true freedom. God promises true freedom when we’re in alignment with His perfect will. But what does it look like to experience this freedom?

Mike Ward of January 2016 B Squad tells the story of refugees who became family while seeking freedom in Greece.


She Packed Her Bags and Left

7/14/2016

This month, we’re featuring stories of Racers who have learned a thing or two about true freedom. God promises true freedom when we’re in alignment with His perfect will. But what does it look like to experience this freedom?

World Race alum, Meghan Tschanz, recounts a time when she was completely floored by the courage of one exploited woman who put fear in its place by boldly choosing freedom.


Finding Love in a Red Light District

7/11/2016

This month, we’re featuring stories of Racers who have learned a thing or two about true freedom. God promises true freedom when we’re in alignment with His perfect will. But what does it look like to experience this freedom?

Drew Dahlsten of September 2015 X Squad shares how he came to a new understanding of God’s incomprehensible love in a most unlikely place: a red light district in Thailand.


What Happened When I Befriended a Prostituted Woman

7/4/2016

This month, we’re featuring stories of Racers who have learned a thing or two about true freedom. God promises true freedom when we’re in alignment with His perfect will. But what does it look like to experience this freedom?

Kayla Zilch of September 2015 Y Squad tells a heartfelt story of meeting a disenfranchised sex worker named Butterfly who has a will to live and yet is intimidated by the notion of freedom.


I Came on the World Race to Save People, But They Saved Me

6/30/2016

This month we’re featuring stories of what it means to live life on mission. What can God accomplish through us when we stop treating missions as a special event and start living purposefully every day?

Expedition Racer, Kayla Zilch, shares how her experiences on the Race have helped her make the important realization that Jesus is the only answer to the world’s problems.


I Have to Choose the World Race Every Day

6/27/2016

This month we’re featuring stories of what it means to live life on mission. What can God accomplish through us when we stop treating missions as a special event and start living purposefully every day?

Luke Garmon of January ‘16 C Squad is finding that being present at all times is a conscious and rewarding choice we have to keep making.


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