Race to Reconcile our hearts to God and each other
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I'm launching a 90 day, 3,190 mile coast to coast bike trek with the message of "Race to Reconcile". 1) Race - Be quick about reconciling to God. 2) Reconciliation one to another regardless of our color. 3) Sharing the power of love and forgiveness. More


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From San Diego to Tempe, AZ

Starting from San Diego, CA on Septembe 27 towards Tempe, AZ with stops along the way to share with people. -  Host Me In Your City.   

San Diego, CA to Charleston, SC and then to Washington, DC

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.

William Owens, Jr.

(Photography by Thomas Wright)

I'm launching a 90 day, 3,190 mile coast to coast bike trek with the message of "Race to Reconcile"

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 I Need & What You Get

This coast to coast bike tour will take about 60 + 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

The National Forgiveness Conference Call

Every M-F night from 6-7PM PST join me on the national forgiveness conference call to discuss forgiveness and to hear the stories of those who have choosen to put this God given and commanded act into daily practice.  This will continue throughout the trek until it is completed. 

  • (712) 775-7031
  • Access Code:726-883

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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$1
A pat on the back!
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A pat on the back means a lot when you are launching out to do something for the betterment of your community and your nation.
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A push to get started
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Everyday as I set out to cover this nation on bike, I'll appreciate your push as I take off on this bike to highlight our need to as a nation to be reconciled to God and each other.
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$10
One Dash At a Time
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Every time I ride pass a white dash on the highway, I'm getting closer to the end of this mandate. Your gift will keep me peddling!
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The Special Race to Reconcile Button
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When you wear this button, you will be amongst those who share a special place and space.... over my heart to see all people Love, Forgive and share Hope in what is only possible through God and that by His Son Jesus Christ.
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I'm wearing the vision!
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Get a Tee to support the trek. (I'd appreciate a few extra bucks to cover shipping).
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The Book & The Stories
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Estimated delivery Dec 2015
Tell me all that you experienced on the Trek with your book of stories and the power of Love, Forgiveness and Hope!

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A Book and a Tee
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You get both the book and T-Shirt for your support.
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$100
Get one of everything!
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I'm sending you one of everything to help me make this trek happen. You'll get it all right away and the book before Christmas Day!
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The Package Plus a live SKYPE with me!
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I'm sending you one of everything to help me make this trek and you'll have a live skype with me during the trek! You'll get it all right away and the book before Christmas Day!

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$500
Essay in the Book
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We'll include your essay in the upcoming book, Race to Reconcile. Includes your picture, your 750 word essay and you get copies!
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$1,000
I'm with you...literally
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Take an entire day to trek with William on part of the tour. You'll have an opportunity to share, break bread together and even produce a video discussing reconciliation.

Of course you get some T-shirts, books, buttons and a nice bag of goodies!
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Together we can do some good for this cause. And it won't cost you a penny—just a few minutes of your time.

Yes, I'll do it!
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