Truck Stop Salvation

1 decade 4 years 3 months ago Wednesday, March 22 2006 Mar 22, 2006 Wednesday, March 22, 2006 7:04:56 PM CST March 22, 2006 in News
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Bob Holt knows truckers face long hauls and lonely nights. He just hopes when they pull off I-70 at Kingdom City, they're looking for salvation. Holt leads daily Christian services in a converted trailer at the truck stop on the west side of U.S. Highway 54, just off the I-70 exit in the mid-Missouri town. This Thursday, Holt will join Christian truckers across the U.S. celebrating the seventh annual National Day of Prayer for Truckers. Organizers of the day of prayer say the country's 2.5 million truckers can counter the isolation of the road by taking a spiritual path. A network of missionaries runs nearly 100 chapels in travel plazas on the nation's busiest highways.

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