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(Sort Of) Done

We’re done! One-day Prologue. Front Range Tour. Colorado Mountain Tour. 140 riders cycled 11,000 miles and climbed 400,000 feet. A year of plans and COVID revisions, all the training, and FREEDOM TOUR 2020 suddenly ends. Except, that’s not how it works. The quest for justice doesn’t end. Bringing hope and freedom to the kids at […]

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It’s About Trust

COLORADO MOUNTAIN TOUR 2020 blasts off today. Isn’t that amazing? With all that’s happened, through historic financial disruption and social isolation amid a global pandemic, our team kept hope alive. Instead of giving up, they trained, spread awareness, and raised funds to support the kids at the HOME OF HOPE. During the next five days […]

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Freedom & Truth

I told you last time about our team’s ZOOM conversations. Dick Foth said he wanted to discuss freedom. He began with Jesus’ words: “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” So there’s a chain: obedience –> truth –> freedom. It’s […]

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Extra Weight

Cyclists deplore extra weight. Serious riders go to great lengths – and spend lots of money – to remove every unnecessary ounce. Especially during climbs, seemingly small grams make a big difference. So it’s a big deal when we ask every FREEDOM TOUR participant to carry two stones with them during the journey. It’s a […]

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A Modern Epistle

Last time I talked about prophetic voices. I mentioned how many times I’ve read Dr. King’s Letter From A Birmingham Jail – without really listening. This morning I read it again. He was arrested during a nonviolent march – for parading without a permit. In response to white pastors who published an article criticizing his actions as […]

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Prophetic Voices

It’s as if he wrote this quote just for us. “We are not to simply bandage the wounds of victims beneath the wheels of injustice, we are to drive a spoke into the wheel itself.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer Wheels, spokes, and victims of injustice – the perfect bumper sticker slogan for the FREEDOM TOUR, written by […]

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