Sharing the Good News of the Cross of Jesus Christ
Supporting Missions Around the World, Bicycling 5000 Miles Across America
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Friday, July 22, 2011
Day 15, 86 more miles!
We're always looking for crosses as we travel, this one was on the side of a church.
Often before Russ gets back on the bike, he cleans the chain as he is doing in this picture.
We headed further south and hit the Memphis city limits around 12:15. The ride through Memphis went very smoothly since we just stayed on the same highway. That made it easy! Also, notice what street it was, can you read the street sign?? Elvis Presley Blvd!
It was a fairly uneventful day. (THANKFULLY safe!) As I follow Russ on busy roads like today, I often find myself focusing a lot of my attention in the rear view mirror, I also spend a lot of time praying for people behind us to be alert, to pay attention and move to the left lane. Sometimes watching the cars and trucks speeding toward us in the rear view mirror can make me very nervous and worry about being hit. It's that trust thing again! God reminded me to trust Him for what's behind me and focus on what's ahead. Isn't that true also with our lives? Don't worry about what's past or behind us...Keep our eyes on Him.
Thanks for your prayers, we feel them EVERY DAY!!!
Russ & Carol
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
The CrossNAmerica trip is First to be a witness of the significance of the Cross of Jesus Christ and Its Foundational Influence Upon This Nation. Its Even the Glue That Holds Us Together. "LAMININ"
Secondly we are raising pledges per mile or single pledges to support any of the five mission organizations listed on this blog or any other worthy Christian mission effort around the world, locally or globally.
For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
1 Corinthians 1:18