We are excited to once again take God’s Word to unreached locations through our second annual Race to Share the Gospel Around the World virtual challenge. Families, friends, and groups of any size can participate in making an eternal impact in the lives of millions around the world by running, walking, biking, hiking, or even swimming a total of 13 miles between April 29th and May 14th.
The Tide® Director Don Shenk commented, “We are so thrilled about our ‘Race to Share the Gospel!’ Participants will be able to ‘race’ around a city in Yemen, hitting markers we’ve ‘placed’ at certain prayer points in the city and prompted to pray for the local people there. It is exciting to know the Gospel can be shared through The Tide® broadcasts over radio waves in places where the majority of inhabitants do not have a personal relationship with Jesus.”
This year’s goal is to raise $15,000 through business sponsorships, donations, and the fundraising efforts of participants, allowing millions of children and their parents to have access to the message of the Gospel. All proceeds from the race will benefit the expansion of new languages for our Middle East children’s program as we expand the program by two new Arabic dialects. Many children in rural parts of the region do not have access to the Christian message. The main objective of producing the radio program is to reach poor areas around the Arab world where there is no Christian education. Our goal is to specifically reach impoverished areas where there are currently no Sunday School opportunities available.
“In an environment of increased danger where meeting and worshipping together is risky, radio may be the only source of nurture and encouragement for their faith,” Shenk commented. “When everything seems so uncertain, believers in Christ can stand on the hope and promises of God that He has a plan and a purpose for everything — including our ‘Race to Share the Gospel!’”
Click here to register, make a donation, or to find out more information about this year’s Race to Share the Gospel Around the World virtual challenge.