As advertised earlier on this site, the Crossroads walkers will be in town (Shreveport) on July 6th-8th, and will attend a sidewalk counselor training session held at St. Jude’s Catholic Church in Bossier City. The event starts Friday, July 6 at 5:30-9 at the church, then continues Saturday morning at 9am at the HopeIronic name Medical Center on the NW corner of Kings and...
A few weeks ago, I struggled with the my faith that God wasn’t working miracles with the same frequency and public effect as when Jesus walked the earth. When you read the Gospels, Jesus 33 years spans enough pages to read through in a couple of weeks. The authors of the Gospels also didn’t record the mundane, but the magnificent. Since then, I’ve spent some time trying to...
My brother, Andrew, asked me to write about the actual walking part of Crossroads.
Here’s how it works:
1) 12-ish college students with an RV and a “support vehicle.”
2) Divide the walkers into a day shift and a night shift.
3) While day shift walks, night shift sleeps, and vice-verse.
4) During a shift, the support vehicle drops off two walkers, then drives ahead 5...
Last week I wrote about Crossroads Pro-life Walk Across America. Each week I’ll post more about the experiences of the walkers in past years, including some of my own experiences.
This week I’d like to offer a piece by Kathlene Gorman, a sophomore at Auburn University, who walked on the Northern route in 2011 and will walk on the Southern route this summer.
Last Spring, I made the...
“The secret to walking across the country is to do it one step at a time.” ~Unknown
In the summer of 2002, I attended a pro-life youth conference in New Orleans. A group of young adults with “pro-life” printed on their t-shirts attended and spoke about their walk across the United States. I pledged that I would spend the next summer walking with the Crossroads Pro-Life...