Evil Never Sleeps

Friday’s Column: Supplemental Strength Brent Pollard Have you ever heard the expression, “Evil never sleeps?” I tried finding the origin of this expression with those tools available to me. From my limited search, I believe the expression likely originates from Proverbs 4.16. “For they cannot sleep unless they do evil; And they are robbed of sleep unlessContinue reading “Evil Never Sleeps”

When Adversity Makes You Feel Unproductive

Friday’s Column: Supplemental Strength Brent Pollard If there’s one thing disappointing me most, it’s the lack of productivity I often feel. There are many things I want to do. I don’t think I get even a quarter done. For many facing a similar predicament, it’s a matter of poor time management. Time is precious. We’reContinue reading “When Adversity Makes You Feel Unproductive”

HOW I SHOULD WEAR OUT MY KNEES

Neal Pollard This past May, I began my twenty-second year of running. In that time, I’ve logged thousands of miles. At 49, I am happy to say that my knees are doing fine but time may change that. One of the risks of running, to listen to some, is wearing out places like knees andContinue reading “HOW I SHOULD WEAR OUT MY KNEES”

Do You Want A Better Life?

Neal Pollard Who would answer “no” to that question? Who wants a worse life or a life that never gets better? But the better question is, “How do you get a better life?” Advertisers have so many answers to that, involving their currency or investment tool, their pill, diet, or workout routine, their travel agencyContinue reading “Do You Want A Better Life?”

Do Brotherhood

Neal Pollard Hayden Holland, who obeyed the gospel less than three years ago, taught his first Bible class last night at Teens in the Word. It was an excellent, hour-plus long study of the parallels between serving in the military and living the Christian life. In this very practical study, Hayden mentioned the Army’s conceptContinue reading “Do Brotherhood”

Christian, Who Are You?

Neal Pollard You Are An Insurance Agent—Life (Philippians 2:16), Health (cf. 1 Peter 2:24), and Fire (2 Peter 3:9-10). You Are A Tour Guide (1 Peter 2:9; Acts 8:31). You Are A Soldier (Ephesians 6:10ff; 2 Timothy 2:1-3). You Are A Slave (Romans 6:17). You Are A Firefighter (Jude 23). You Are An Ambassador (2Continue reading “Christian, Who Are You?”