Category Archives: From Bob

We made it to Jacksonville!!

On August 5 we reached the Atlantic Ocean at Jacksonville, Florida. Hooray! Darla, Grant, Chanel and I put the front wheels of our bikes into the surf. It was 103 days ago we had our back tires in the surf … Continue reading

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48 Hours in Oklahoma

Our bikes had taken us to Texas but our ministry required us to go to Oklahoma. Chaplain Major Doug Gibson had asked me to come to Fort Sill to speak at a Prayer Dinner for the 6th Brigade ADA. No, … Continue reading

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Married for a Lifetime

It was thirty years ago today Darla and I got married. We can’t believe it has been that long already. When we said our vows on June 6, 1981 we had promised to ‘love, honor, and cherish’ each other for … Continue reading

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C’mon, God, Where Are You Leading Us?

  In 2008 we had most of our Sundays already scheduled before we left home. This time it is different. We actually started this journey without a single speaking engagement on the calendar. I wanted our calendar and our route … Continue reading

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True Grit

We have made it to Arizona. Our start in Long Beach was beautiful and we enjoyed the cool breeze from the Pacific Ocean as we pedaled the bike paths along the coast. However, as soon as we turned inland the … Continue reading

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April 25…the journey begins!

April 25. Sometimes you don’t get to choose the day a journey begins. Sometimes you do. We chose today, April 25, to start Hope and Courage Across America 2011. We unloaded at Long Beach, California. We wanted to get down … Continue reading

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“Do you have a book?”

“Do you have a book?” I can’t remember the first time I was asked that question. It was probably twenty-five years ago. I wanted to write a book. I felt I had a book full of thoughts and stories poised to … Continue reading

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Hope and Courage Journey 2011

We are going across America with a message of Hope and Courage…again. In April we will pack the bikes in the back of the RV and drive South. We will unload or bikes in Long Beach, California and pedal as much as … Continue reading

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