This is the story of one of the most colorful men of his generation, and one of the best known gospel preachers ever to open a Bible. J.D. Tant was a Methodist circuit-rider, bronc buster, school teacher, farmer, debater, and eventually one of the most effective gospel preachers of his generation. It is a story to thrill the heart. The whole range of human emotions will be found here-laughter and tears, fabulous success and popularity coupled with tragedy and heartbreak as seen in the life of a man who was dedicated to God and whose spirit could never be broken!