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I just returned from the village with my coffee. The forest understory is greening this morning. The daffodils and forsythia add a splash of color. Birds are flocking to the feeders especially in the morning and evening including finches so bright they boost your spirit. The trees will bud and turn green in the next […]
1. Truth and Lies (Part 1) Bethel Church | Jackson, Michigan Ken Pierpont April 24, 2022 AM
For most of my life I have lived with the suspicion that if there is a thing called ADD I have it. Today I stumbled on an article about a pastor with ADD and found this little gem of a quote: “People with ADD have special gifts, even if they are hidden. The most common […]
Our oldest son, Kyle is a pastor in Grand Rapids. A couple years ago a family needed his pastoral services. Grandpa had died. Kyle preached his funeral and ministered to the family. A few months later the family called again. This time the news was especially bitter. Their fourteen-year-old son had died at his own […]
News from Bittersweet Farm If you know me well you know I am a “Gentleman Farmer” which means we don’t really grow crops or raise animals on our acres in the country but we live where we have some elbow room. I grow grass and feed birds and putter about, but mostly I work with […]
Back in the 90’s we leased this rambling farmhouse in Ohio. It was almost impossible to heat. I would lay in bed and listen to the furnace kick on and worry about not having money to fill the fuel-oil tank… but God provided. I worked very hard doing whatever needed to be done to start […]
To mistreat someone simply because of the color of their skin or where in the world they were born or their national heritage is folly and sin. To look down on others simply because we are different is ignorance at best. This morning we had to navigate an unfamiliar airport terminal. We had a number […]