It must have been about 1991. I was in my garret study in the upstairs of the old farmhouse in Ohio where we lived at the end of a dead-end road. The house is pictured here. My study looked out over a field beyond the house to a valley and a river. Early in the […]
I always tell young people God did not give us a spirit of adventure just to climb mountains, ride roller-coasters and bungee jump off bridges. He gave us a spirit of adventure to take the gospel to the ends of the earth. Last week I spent the week preaching on an island! How cool is […]
The sun set with a beautiful afterglow out on Bittersweet tonight. It was my day off. Other than a few phone calls and working on some details for a wedding this weekend, it was a day of puttering around the place, organizing things, laundry, and other projects. Last night I enjoyed a ride on Brutus, […]
Fasting. Does it Matter? Does God Care? A friend called. He is sailing dark waters right now. “I’ve been fasting. It is so hard. How do I know God even cares? How do I know it matters at all.” I told him that fasting is an interesting thing. New Testament Christians are never commanded to […]
Here is a link to the Stories from Bittersweet Farm podcast.
Mrs. Anderson was feeble and afraid to meet new people but she made herself get dressed and she drove out to our little church in Ohio years ago. People were kind to her. She felt at home. Later she was saved and baptized. Her daughter and son-in-law and grandson were eventually saved and baptized. She […]