Curious About Righteous Rides – Hear What it is All About

Curious About Righteous Rides – Hear What it is All About

Listen to a recording of an interview about Righteous Rides that was done July 11, 2018 on KWRE’s Livewire program.  Mark talks with Mike Thomas about the ministry and the upcoming Grand Opening and Family Fun Fair.  Missionaries using Righteous Rides vans call into the program and share how the ministry has been helpful to them.  This is a great clip to listen to if you are curious about what Righteous Rides is all about.

Where’s the Best Car Donation Place? – 4 Things to Consider

Where’s the Best Car Donation Place? – 4 Things to Consider

It seems like every charity on the planet is asking for car donations.  But car donation programs are not created equally.  Many programs are operated by 3rd party for-profit companies and very little of the value of the vehicle actually goes for a worthy charitable cause.  In this short article we’d like to share with you 4 reasons why you may want to consider donating your car to Righteous Rides and why we think it is the best car donation program.

Van-terns?

Van-terns?

We are fortunate to have two great interns working in our shop this summer. They are awesome! Take a few minutes and read this article and get to know just a little about them.

The Toy

The Toy

Are you mad!? Mad scientists can be a little, well, mad.  Not mad in the sense of hopping around red-faced after you dropped a very large wrench on your big toe on the one day you decided rockin’ the sandals in the shop was a good idea.  No, I mean the...

Oh Deer! – Part 2

Oh Deer! – Part 2

Most missionaries might not use “trenches” to describe their life of service. However, they’re no strangers to “a-trustin’” in the Lord. Such is the case with van 8396. If you recall from our previous installment, Ahmet, Rachael, and family (AJ, Sarah, and Rachel), on home assignment from their usual church planting duties, were on their way to Miami when they had an unexpected late-night visit with a deer.

It’s Always Exciting

It’s Always Exciting

Meeting missionaries with vehicle releases and returns has happened a hundred times over, but it’s always exciting!  It’s exciting to hear their stories, to pray with them and connect for an oh-so-brief part of their furlough.

Oh Deer!

Oh Deer!

Ahmet is driving a 4,500-lb. van at 70 mph. He strikes Bambi, a 150-lb. deer. moving at 30 mph. Solve for the estimated amount of force (Newtons) generated by the impact. Show your work.
Admit it. Many of you just had a flashback to math class. Some of you enthusiastically reached for your trusty slide-rule. Those of you under age 50 googled “slide-rule.” The rest of us just try to comprehend how a delicious fig-based Nabisco product got into the word problem.

How to Avoid Hitting a Deer

How to Avoid Hitting a Deer

Righteous Rides loans vans to missionaries back from overseas to visit family and donors. Even though they have been out of the country for a long time, they are arguably some of the most cautious drivers on the road. But… even they struggle with knowing how to avoid hitting a deer. A few tips for them…and you.

LeTourneau Go Week

LeTourneau Go Week

Visiting LeTourneau University I often tell people that the ministry of Righteous Rides is like a "speck of dust" in all God is doing worldwide to accelerate the Gospel.  Attending the LeTourneau Go Week certainly confirmed this thought. Go Week was an opportunity to...