Neal Pollard A man had the good fortune and insight to take a chance with a credit card company in the Baltimore area several decades ago. He retired a wealthy, high ranking executive. In the course of his career, he put together a streak so impressive--35 years in which he never missed a day of … Continue reading What Are You Living For?
Neal Pollard When speaking of God’s attributions and actions, the Bible often resorts to a literary device called anthropomorphism (where human characteristics or behaviors are attributed to God—“the hand of God,” “the eyes of the Lord,” etc.). But, there is one personification that’s absolutely terrifying. Jesus utilizes it in describing the spiritual condition of Laodicea. … Continue reading HOW TO MAKE GOD SICK
Neal Pollard A man who was snorkeling in the Colorado River may have been expecting to find plants, aquatic life, and even ruins, but he did not expect to find two skeletons sitting in lawn chairs 40 feet below the surface. The man was frightened, undoubtedly convinced he’d stumbled across a relatively recent tragedy. There … Continue reading SKELETONS IN LAWN CHAIRS
Neal Pollard Positively traumatic. I don’t know another way to describe it. Sure, I knew about the gentle receding of hair on my forehead—or “sixhead,” as my good friend Dean Murphy recently called it. However, nothing prepared me for “the picture.” Sure, I’ve had people, even recently, noting the thinning of my hair on top. … Continue reading A BLIND SPOT TO MY BALD SPOT