Walking the Cross

PEOPLE THINK HE’S NUTS, AN IDIOT, A RELIGIOUS FANATIC, but 64-year-old Steve Epp doesn’t care because God called him to take up his cross, put some wheels at the base and walk along the southern route from Wilmington, North Carolina, to San Diego, California.

But why would he do such a thing? Isn’t that a little odd given this post-modern, anti-Christian era?

A Thousand Words, Part 3

I had an assignment for evangelist/cross carrier Peter Johnson on the day of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Hermosa Beach: Take the cross and stand in front of the bars as a reminder to the partiers that they need to be prepared.

Without hesitation Peter took up the cross and held it in front of the outdoor patio—and got some very strange, unanticipated results.

It took us both by surprise. We were shocked and nearly offended at what happened next. Instead of an angry outburst directed at Peter, or a middle finger shoved in his face, something much, much worse happened.

A Thousand Words, Part 1

Here’s the first part of a random sampling of interesting images of the “ARE YOU READY?” cross at various evangelistic locations we visited. This isn’t Hell. It’s the end of the Chinese New Year Parade in Chinatown. They celebrate the finale by firing off about a million firecrackers at once. There’s a whole lot of choking and coughing that goes