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Best Posts of TheHopeLine Tour

Below are the 16 best blog posts presented in chronological order. Vote for your favorites in the poll at the bottom of the page.
Deb on Steamboat Trace Trail bridge
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Tim and Deb atop McKenzie Pass1. Challenges
Challenges come with rewards as the Bishops conquer Oregon’s McKenzie Pass


Tentmaking2. Happy Campers
At the end of a blistering hot day, camping has its benefits after all!


Deb Cycling along Lochsa River3. Moving Meditation
Photos and word pictures capture a tranquil ride along the Lochsa River in Idaho’s Clearwater National Forest


Deb cycling between hills4. Encouragement Comes in Many Forms
Encouragement acts as a wonderful antidote when the touring becomes more difficult


Snow-capped Mountains in the Bighorn Range5. Rising to New Heights in the Bighorn
The longest day on the road becomes the pinnacle of the cycling on TheHopeLine Tour of 2014


Tim Altman at Prayer for a Generation in Sioux Falls6. God’s Perfect Timing
An unexpected halt in bicycling on TheHopeLine Tour allows the Bishops a special blessing


THL-Logo-Square-clear_bg7. Surviving Suicide
A stepparent who lost a stepchild to suicide describes the tragedy and horror of that life-changing day



War Room8. Coincidental Has Become Commonplace
What seems like another appointment orchestrated by God ends with the Bishops wondering about it


Iowa Soybeans9. Do You Believe in Miracles?
Breaking free from Sioux City, Iowa, despite the clutches of a bat on Debbie’s foot


Debbie's Return to the Road10. Healing Power
After two weeks in Sioux City, Iowa, with pain in her leg, Debbie celebrates God’s healing in her leg and her life


Tim in Missouri11. Divine Pairings
On the birthday of Tim’s late mother, he describes a chat with a young man distraught over the loss of his mother


Leaving the Mississippi River behind12. New Beginnings across the Mississippi
Crossing the Mississippi and meeting a passionate man at an Illinois restaurant provides renewed energy


Tim with his whistle13. Blow the Whistle
Debbie finds a creative use for Tim’s dog whistle, at her own expense


The Scene of the Crime14. A Way Out
Sometimes the only way to find yourself is to reverse course, a life lesson taught in Kentucky after a wrong turn


Deb in Ohio15. My Two Dads
On her late father’s birthday and the day her stepfather dies, Debbie reflects on the blessings of knowing them


CelebrationDinner16. An Abrupt End
In this two-part post, total strangers bring TheHopeLine Tour to a soft landing with their overwhelming kindness

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The Spectacle of the High Desert
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