Historical Moments

On Christmas Day, December 25, 1969 Arthur Blessitt began the first day of his walk with the Cross in Hollywood, California. (Right) Arthur with Jim McPheeters in 1970 during the initial walk from California to Washington D.C.

Guinness Book of Records Award Blessitt for President (Left) Arthur Blessitt is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the World’s Longest Walk. (Right) Arthur Blessitt for President of the United States of America, 1976.

(Left) Arthur Blessitt in Moscow in 1988. (Right) In 1970 Arthur fasted for 40 days in Washington D.C. in front of the Washington Monument at the corner of 15th and Constitution.

(Left) Arthur Blessitt with Mohmar Ghadaffi in Libya, 1988. (Right) Arthur and Denise with the Cross in 1991 climbing Mt.  Fuji in Japan.

(Left) Arthur Blessitt with Yasser Arafat in Beirut, Lebanon in 1980. (Right) Arthur with his son Joshua and Yasser Arafat in Lebanon on July 4, 1982.

(Left) Arthur with the cross in Antarctica in 1988. (Right) Arthur praying with Homestead, Florida residents after Hurricane Andrew in August 1992.

(Left) Arthur and Reverend Billy Graham in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1972. (Right) Arthur with Pope John Paul II in Rome, Italy in December of 1979.

(Left) Arthur with Boutrous Boutrous Ghali, the former Secretary General to the United Nations. (Right) Arthur and Denise Blessitt in New York in 1993 with Joseph Verner Reed, the Under Secretary General to the United Nations.

(Left) Arthur with President Mobutu on his boat on the Congo River. (Right) Arthur and Joshua Blessitt with Zulu Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi of South Africa in 1985.

(Left) Arthur with Dr. Ali A. Treiki, the permanent representative of the Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya to the United Nations. (Right) Arthur with HRS Prince Michael of Kent in front of Kensington Palace, London, England in 1995.

(Left) Arthur and General Rafael Etant, Chief of the Army of Israel in 1977. (Right) Arthur with the Cross in Cuba.

(Left) Arthur and the Cross in front of the Great Pyramids of Egypt in 1980. (Right) Arthur carrying the cross in Jerusalem in 1977.

(Left) Arthur on Great Wall of China 1987.

(Right) Arthur preaching Palm Beach Rock Festival 1969.

(Left) Arthur with George W. Bush whom he prayed with to receive Jesus April 3rd, 1984. (Right) Arthur welcomed by the President of the United Nations General Assembly 2010 at the U.N.

(Left) Arthur, Denise and Sophia at the premiere of the movie “The Cross” at Grauman’s Chinese Theater, Hollywood, California March 24th, 2009. (Right)

(Left) The Cross lifted up at second base Yankee Stadium as Arthur shares Jesus. (Right) The Cross after completing every nation, major inhabited island group and territory in Zanzibar, June 13, 2008 forty years after making and carrying the cross in early 1968. Jesus did it. All Glory to God!

(Center) Sophia Isabella Blessitt Coming Home to America!

Arthur passing the cross off to the Next Generation to carry to the world and share the message of the Cross and Jesus!

Guinness 2015
Still carrying the Cross

All Glory to God. Only Jesus is Worthy of Honor and Praise! I’ve only been a donkey carrying the Cross and lifting Jesus Up for people to come to Know Him as Savior and Lord and to become true followers of Jesus!

2019 at age of 78 still carrying the cross. Jan. 1st 42,788 miles.

This is the 51st year carrying the cross 1968-2019 

Jesus did it. God bless you,

Pilgrim followers of Jesus,

Arthur and Denise Blessitt, Luke 18:1