Counties evangelist Clive Cornish walks with his cross along a straight road near Cader Idris in Snowdonia

They said it was impossible

The first walk started from Clive’s home in Cardiff, Wales. There was no fuss, no send-off committee and his wife and children slept peacefully upstairs. After praying he opened the front door, shouldered the cross and headed west down the A48.

Counties evangelist Clive Cornish walks with his cross through a very wet Glencoe - he passed through Glencoe while walking from John O'Groats to Land's End

The cross was made of solid wood, measured 12ft x 6ft and weighed almost 50lb. Over the next four weeks Clive would walk almost 500 miles around the circumference of Wales to tell the people of Wales that Jesus died on a cross, similar to this one, because of His love for them.

Counties evangelist Clive Cornish climbing Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain, in deep snow with his cross

Before leaving home Clive’s friends and family told him, “It was impossible.” But despite the physical hardship the walk was completed in four weeks. As Clive returned to Cardiff he walked under a billboard which read “They said it was impossible.” Reminding Clive that “what is impossible for men is possible with God” (Luke 18:27).

Since then Clive has walked over 5000 miles, climbed Britain’s highest mountains and completed a number of marathons and half marathons – with the cross of course.

They said it was impossible is a series of Bible studies based upon true stories from these unique journeys. Stunning photography captures these amazing adventures while engaging narrative and relevant Bible passages develop themes inspired by real events. They said it was impossible is series of four Bible studies.

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The studies are introduced by Clive through a video, followed by introductory questions, Bible passages and study questions which help you explore the text. A final short video highlights relevant points, applies the lessons to life and draws the study to a conclusion.

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son so whoever believes shall not perish but have eternal life.

John 3:16

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