Meghan Tschanz

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From Slave to Liberator: Sonya’s Story – Part 3

This is part of a series about Sonya, a Filipina woman who went from slave to liberator. Make sure to read part one and part two first. Sonya quieted as I held her, exhausted from crying, she took a deep breath that gave her the resolve to go on. In the hot room she continued to tell […]

From Slave to Liberator: Sonya’s Story – Part 2

This is part of a series about Sonya*, a Filipina woman who went from slave to liberator. Read part one of her story here. In the hot, humid room a fan made a feeble attempt to cool us down. All of us had sweat pouring from our brow as we sat on floor mattresses. As […]

Your “Like” Isn’t Helping

your like isn't helping

I try to keep as well-read as possible. When I was in school for Journalism I had a class and they would regularly quiz us on world events. This was important because as future journalists we had to remain informed. How are we supposed to stay relevant if we don’t have any idea what is […]

My Friend Was Murdered.

  Yesterday, I learned that my friend was murdered. I don’t mean to say it so matter of factly. It is just that the most horrible thing that could have happened to her did, and I don’t really know what to do about it. My day was a confusion of shock and normalcy. After I […]

Trust the Story.

trust the story

The other day all our staff got an email, alerting us all that some of our long term missionaries  in the Middle East were in a life and death situation. As a staff, we dropped everything that we were doing to pray. Huddled in the foyer of our building we began pray passionately for their […]

How Your Expectations Can Change Lives.

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The other day I was listening to NPR’s This American Life broadcast about expectations and the first question they posed was: Do you think your private thoughts in your head could influence how a rat moves through space? Think about it. Do you think the thoughts you have towards a rat could it influence in […]

What to do When Your Friend Wrecks Your Car.

  When your friend wrecks your car. Two days ago I let a very dear friend of mine borrow my car because hers was broken. I gave her the keys without a second thought and told her to have fun.  An hour later I got a phone call that no one expects to get when […]

Happy Birthday Wilberforce! You Changed the World.

We are too young to realize that certain things are impossible… So we will do them anyway

Righteous Anger.

My point is that we can all do something. No matter your financial situation or how busy you are. You can all be the change that you wish to see in the world.

The Labor of God is to Trust.

The world is a pretty big place. I know, I’ve seen a lot of it. There are so many people and a lot of times it feels like everything has been done. There are almost 7 billion now, people with talents and dreams all making their way through the murky waters of life. There’s no […]