People love stories of humans against nature. The wild has its allure, and we’ve always seemed drawn to its siren song of potential danger and incredible beauty.
On Sept. 27, Phoenix-based Senior Pastor Luke Barnett, with Dream City Church, and his daughter Annalee, 20, set out on the trek of a lifetime: 800 miles in 40 days.
“Our plan was to do it in 40 days. Twenty miles every single day,” Luke Barnett said, according to AZFamily.
The two weren’t just pitting themselves against the Superstition Mountains for the fun of it (though many do) — they were doing it to raise money for a project based in Colorado to help victims of sex trafficking and polygamy: the Colorado City Dream Center.
“We made a commitment,” Barnett confirmed. “And there’s churches all across America