The Word Has It
“Strengthen me according to Your word,” Psalm 119:28
MARBC Executive Director
Often our road trips in Michigan afford us a luxury that people up to a half century ago could not take advantage of – a journey into Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and back via the Mackinac Bridge. No matter how many times you cross its magnificent five mile span, you are amazed by this amazing structure and its impact upon the region.
According to the Mackinac Bridge Authority website, the Mackinac Bridge is currently the longest suspension bridge in the western hemisphere and the third longest suspension bridge in the world. The bridge, which opened to traffic on November 1, 1957, is five miles long and contains 42,000 miles of wire in its main cables. The height of the roadway at mid-span is approximately 200 feet above water level. [Read more…] about The Baptist Testimony – Volume 55 Number 2 March/April 2009