Follow the Gobbell family as they travel across America for Jesus!
P.O. Box 23823
Santa Barbarba, CA 93121
God has called us as a family to survey the land – like a spiritual Lewis and Clark journey, using the Bible as our yardstick.
Specifically, God called us to travel to each of the 50 states within the United States of America over a period of approximately 15 months. In selling our home and traveling the country in a motor home, we were free from debt and free to help our family, brothers and sisters in the Lord, and others God put in our path.
Starting in Santa Barbara, California in August 2009, we completed the 48 continental states in August 2010 and all 50 by October 2010. We've met countless people, prayed with many, given out over five thousand gospel tracts and, by the grace of God, led some souls to Christ. You can read about our journey by clicking on the blog posts below. You can also be notified of our latest blog by e-mail if you click on the sign up box, on the upper right of the above picture and sign up. We welcome your prayers!
“Lord, who hath believed our report?
So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.”
Romans 10:16, 17 (also see Isaiah 53:1)
For fun, click on the state flags below left for pictures of our travels.
We are happy to tell you that Max, who is now 15, is in Germany on a short term missions trip. Our family update after our travels is that after finding a church home in Ventura, California, J.J. is…Continue
Posted by Allison Gobbell on September 9, 2012 at 3:30pm
Started by Rick Girard Jun 22, 2009.
February 2014: Moved location of OLD GLORY BAPTIST CHURCH to Carpinteria, CA (just to the south/southeast of Santa Barbara)
November 18, 2012: First service for: OLD GLORY BAPTIST CHURCH (Santa Barbara)
May 2012: Moved to Carpinteria, CA (just south of Santa Barbara)
February 27th, 2011: Report on Surfin America w/Jesus @Pacific Coast Ministries in Oxnard, California
February 12, 2011: Moved to Oxnard, California; attending Wells Road Baptist Church in Ventura, California
November 22, 2010 through February 12, 2011: Ventura, California
November 21, 2010: Report on Surfin America w/Jesus @Carpenter's Chapel in Carpinteria, California
November 8 - 21, 2010: Santa Barbara, California (Rancho Oso)
November 1 - 7, 2010: Newport Beach, California (Newport Dunes)
October 16 - 31, 2010: Santa Barbara, California (Rancho Oso), etc.
October 13 - 15, 2010: Santa Barbara/Goleta, California (Ocean Mesa RV Park)
October 13, 2010: Malibu, California (Malibu Beach RV Park)
CURRENTLY REPORTING ON OUR TRAVELS - PRAYING FOR GOD'S GUIDANCE AS TO WHERE HE WANTS TO PLANT US NOW
FINISHED! BACK TO CALIFORNIA AWAITING NEXT DEPLOYMENTSeptember 29 - October 12, 2010: KAAAWA BEACH, OAHU, HAWAII (OUR FINAL STATE - ALL 50 COMPLETE!!!); attended Independent Baptist Church of Honolulu (Bible believing church)
September 28, 2010: Malibu, California (Malibu Beach RV Park)
September 27, 2010: Granada Hills, California
September 23-26, 2010: Bakersfield, California (Bakersfield RV Resort); attended First Bible Baptist Church - Bakersfield (Bible believing church)
September 22, 2010: Carmel, California (Carmel by the River RV Park)
September 21, 2010: Novato, California (Novato RV Park)
September 20, 2010: Redcrest (Redwood Forest), California (Ancient Redwoods RV Park)
September 17 - 19, 2010: Gold Beach, Oregon (Ireland's Ocean RV Park); attended Calvary Chapel Gold Beach
September 16, 2010: Winchester Bay, Oregon (Winchester Bay RV Resort)
September 14-15, 2010: Salem, Oregon (Premier RV Resorts)
September 13, 2010: Gig Harbor, Washington (Gig Harbor RV Reso
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