May 2011 Posts

Biking Across Kansas Starts in 17 Days

We have passed the half-way mark! As you may be aware, I am riding my bicycle across Kansas, accompanied by my son Gus, in the BAK (Biking Across Kansas). This means I will be joining 900 of my best friends for this ride! I am doing this to raise enough money to cover the cost of 10,000 meals. To date, we are over halfway there raising enough money for 5,618 meals! Wow! Thank you Denver!

Here is a link to one of my short training videos to let you know how I am preparing for this 475 mile ride. I hope you get a chuckle out of it! Bottom line, our rehabilitation program, called the New Life Program, is not an easy one to get through. Our participants have to humble themselves. They have to be willing to put it all on the line to see their lives changed and be free of the hold alcohol and drugs has had on them.

This ride is my opportunity to do something that will not be easy. It will challenge me and cause me to think about words like sacrifice and perseverance. Is it as hard as going through a 13-27 month rehabilitation program? No it is not. But it is a great way for me pedaling and for you as a financial contributor and a person of prayer to say, “I care.”

Brad Meuli

Welcome!

Welcome to the Denver Rescue Mission’s first blog post!  We hope to be able to encourage, enlighten, inform, and challenge you regarding the ministry of the Denver Rescue Mission and our work with the poor and needy!  I know that I am personally thrilled to be entering the 21st century at last with a blog of our own.  I will not be the only one writing.  Several of our staff members from various departments inside the Mission will be sharing about the important work we are doing and the impact it is having on the people we serve and our community.  We hope to weigh in on some tough issues and share some of our successes as well as a few of our heartaches.

Changing Lives in the Name of Christ

Join us as we move through this next chapter in our continued quest to be a better community partner, to see people returned to society as productive self-sufficient members of our community.  We call this Changing Lives in the Name of Christ!

Brad Meuli