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Their Stories Are Real.

2/23/2017

Taryn Kilpatrick worked in a refugee camp near the South Sudanese border. There she listened to their stories, and it awoke a new passion in her.


Christ, Ladyboys, and the Sex Trade: A Night in Chiangmai's Bars

2/20/2017

February is typically known as a month of love, but in this world, true love can be hard to come by. So we thought we would focus on God's true, redeeming, and unstoppable love this month.

Joshua Gill and his team befriended a ladyboy and young woman at a bar in Chiang Mai, what he learned gives you a glimpse into their world.


When I Looked Into the Eyes of Refugees, Everything Changed.

2/16/2017

Elizabeth Bacon of Fusion squad spent a month serving Sudanese refugees, far removed from what was happening in her home country. When she connected online again, it brought everything into perspective.


Why I Want to Be Sober

2/13/2017

Abby Riley met a man doing a film on sobriety.

Though she had never struggled with the typical vices associated with the word, found she hadn't been living sober.


With No Parents or Money, She Had No Other Option

2/9/2017

February is typically known as a month of love, but in this world, true love can be hard to come by. So we thought we would focus on God's true, redeeming, and unstoppable love this month.

Brittni Wisner and her team meet some young girls in a cabin restaurant who want out, but they know the girls need a miracle.


I Spent a Month in a Refugee Camp, and it Completely Overwhelmed Me

2/6/2017

Emily Poe wrote this in November, after serving in a refugee camp for the month of July.


We Found God's Love in a Red-Light District

2/2/2017

February is typically known as a month of love, but in this world, true love can be hard to come by. So we thought we would focus on God's true, redeeming, and unstoppable love this month.

Amy Wagner and her team share the stories of some women they met in the red-light district in Bangkok, and how God's love shone, even there.


Worth it: Alumni Tell their Stories of the World Race

1/30/2017

The World Race is more than a mission trip, it's a transformative journey that allows you to share Christ with the world. Racers are forever changed, and it's just the beginning of God's plan for them.


The World Race Is Hard, But It's Worth It.

1/26/2017

The new year is here, bringing with it opportunities for new life, a fresh start, and new beginnings. Our World Racers have been experiencing new things, and in the process have had their lives changed.

Samantha Cook is one of them, she is learning a new way to live on the Race and finding it to be a little more difficult than she anticipated, but worth it all the same.


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