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Coast to Coast Bike Tour - Reconcile to God
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I'm launching a 90 day, 2,464 mile coast to coast bike trek with the message of "Race to Reconcile". 1) Race - Be quick about reconciling to God. 2) Race Reconcile one to another regardless of our color. 3) I'm Racing to take this message to our nation. More ...

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William Owens, Jr.

(Photography by Thomas Wright)

I'm launching a 90 day, 2,464 mile coast to coast bike trek with the message of "Race to Reconcile"

Race to Reconcile is a serious mandate to provoke God's people to wake up and rise up.  It is the appointed time for Christians to get out of their comfort zones, their selfish pursuits and their lukewarm stupor, to return to their first love.  This will take repentance on an individual level.  It is to be reconciled to God.

Race to Reconcile will send a message to America that it will not be political power, financial gain, gold, or stock piles of food and bullets that will save this nation or each of us.  God is the only safe place for each individual person. It will resolve that America is being judged and the only safe place is to be reconciled to God.

Race to Reconcile is about bringing harmony between racial groups through forgiveness, love and the understanding that God made us all and through Christ.  We are reconciled to Him and then – and only then – to one another.  While some will continue to pull the scabs of yesterday’s evil, God has called the Christian to forgive and be forgiven and to embrace the new life found in Him to see the beauty of His creation and love in each other.  It is to realize that there are only two families: God’s family and the family apart from God.  God does not see pigmentation; rather He sees those brothers and sisters reconciled to Him through Christ and those who are not.

What We Need & What You Get

This coast to coast bike tour will take about 90+ days.

  • Steel frame touring bike
  • Standard supplies
  • Food
  • Housing

The Book


For a minimum gift of $25, I will send you a copy of my upcoming book, Race to Reconcile.  It includes essays by a few listed contributors: Pastor Stephen Broden, William J. Federer and Alveda King (as shown below).

It is more evident than at anytime in the history of this country, that America is losing her beauty.

Spiritual apathy
Moral decay
Racial conflict
Financial debt
Political dismay

These critical conditions are just the tip of the ice berg of a far more evil at work against our nation, our communities and our families.

There is nonetheless hope!  The hope is to be reconciled to ONE person; His name is GOD!

I'm enthused at what God is capable of.
God can do anything.
God is looking for the few men and women who would dare to believe Him and be radical for Him and obey the vision HE reveals to each of them.

A Vision from God

It happened while I was driving from Phoenix, AZ to Henderson, NV to visit my Dad.  God spoke to my heart and revealed something radical and transformative.  He gave me an internal vision – a flash inside both my mind and my spirit that took my breath away.  It gave me a spiritual high and a purpose to pursue the other-worldly ideals.  It was a Kairos moment.

A ‘Kairos moment’ is God’s appointed time to act.  A ‘Kairos moment’ is a moment in time when the Holy Spirit draws near to do a special work in and through a person or group.  The Holy Spirit creates and orchestrates ‘Kairos moments.’

In my Kairos moment, I was riding a bike throughout America with a message for each person to “Be reconciled to God.” I was desperate – as if I knew time was running out.  I also knew this was out of the ordinary, out of the usual and that it had to be done exactly the way God showed me.

Race to Reconcile is a serious mandate to provoke God's people to wake up and rise up.  It is the appointed time for Christians to get out of their comfort zones, their selfish pursuits and their lukewarm stupor, to return to their first love.  This will take repentance on an individual level.  It is to be reconciled to God.

Race to Reconcile will send a message to America that it will not be political power, financial gain, gold, or stock piles of food and bullets that will save this nation or each of us.  God is the only safe place for each individual person. It will resolve that America is being judged and the only safe place is to be reconciled to God.

Finally, Race to Reconcile is about bringing harmony between racial groups through forgiveness, love and the understanding that God made us all and through Christ.  We are reconciled to Him and then – and only then – to one another.  While some will continue to pull the scabs of yesterday’s evil, God has called the Christian to forgive and be forgiven and to embrace the new life found in Him to see the beauty of His creation and love in each other.  It is to realize that there are only two families: God’s family and the family apart from God.  God does not see pigmentation; rather He sees those brothers and sisters reconciled to Him through Christ and those who are not.

I need your prayers and your financial gifts to launch this coast to coast bike tour to fulfill this Kairos moment for God’s Kingdom.

I also invite you to join me on any length of this bike tour to be a witness to God’s Word and to the Christian faith.

Other creative ways you can support this mandate. Visit www.racetoreconcile.com

  • Host a stop for me to speak on reconciliation
  • Share an experience you have had with reconciliation in your life

Contributors to the Race to Reconcile Book

Pastor Stephen Broden founded the Fair Park Bible Fellowship Church in 1987 and serves as its Senior Pastor. He has served as President of the Fair Park Friendship Center for over 18 years and as its Executive Director for over 11 years. The center provides assistance to the community's "inner-city" families, including a clothing store and back-to-school rally where children from neighborhood families are provided with donated school supplies and family counseling.    Read More

William J. Federer is a nationally known speaker, best-selling author, and president of Amerisearch, Inc., a publishing company dedicated to researching America's noble heritage. Bill's AMERICAN MINUTE radio feature is broadcast daily across America and by the Internet. His Faith in History television airs on the TCT Network on stations across America and via DirectTV.      Read More

Dr. King currently serves as a Pastoral Associate and Director of African-American Outreach for Priests for Life and Gospel of Life Ministries. She is also a voice for the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, sharing her testimony of two abortions, God’s forgiveness, and healing.    Read More

Supporting this Reconciliation "trek" throughout America will enable our nation to move towards God and one another.  Help me to create a proactive narrative through this courageous venture for God's Kingdom.

In His Grip,

William Owens

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$5
Bam!
  • 1 claimed
Yes you can!

You receive a personal email from William thanking you for your support.
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$10
Push!
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I'm with you William!

You receive a bumper sticker!
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$25
Go Forward - William!
  • 2 claimed
Talk is talk. It is all about going forward. Here's my support.

You'll receive a copy of my book, Race to Reconcile and a bumper sticker.
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$50
Obey God!
  • 1 claimed
It's time for the people of God to simply obey the vision!

You receive a personally autograph copy of Race to Reconcile by William Owens.

You also receive a bumper sticker.
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$100
I believe
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You believe in the heavenly vision and take action on your belief.

You will receive 2 personally autograph copies of Race to Reconcile by William Owens.

You will receive a T-Shirt and bumper sticker.
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$250
You Are Courageous
  • 1 claimed
We must be of good courage and then very courageous to do exploits for God. Nothing God ask of us can be done in our strength. You will receive 5 personally autographed copy of the upcoming book, Race to Reconcile by William Owens. You also receive a T-Shirt and bumper sticker.
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$350
I know how to STAND
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You realize it is imperative that Christians take a stand and trust God to honor our position of faith for His Righteousness to be declared.

You will receive 10 copies of Race to Reconcile by William Owens and the official Race To Reconcile T-Shirt.
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$500
Faith Champion
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You are a faith champion and discern the urgency of the moment.

You will receive 15 personally autographed copy of the upcoming book, "Race to Reconcile" by William Owens.

You will also receive the official Race to Reconcile Button Down shirt.
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$1,000
I'm rolling along side you!
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You'll receive 25 copies of my book, Race to Reconcile personally autographed. You are also invited to bike with me a full day during any part of my tour. Lunch or Dinner is on me!
(you're responsible for all associated expenses).
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$200
You are courageous
We are removing this claim to replace it with $250. Thank you for your understanding. You will still receive your gift.

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