Keeping Eternity Nearby

Thursday’s Column: Captain’s Blog Carl Pollard Eternity is a topic that many of us have heard taught many times. We have Sunday classes on eternity, and we hear sermons about heaven and hell. We learn about the life that comes after this one, but sometimes it doesn’t feel real. I’ve known about eternity for asContinue reading “Keeping Eternity Nearby”

 The People Project  

Tuesday’s Column: Dale Mail Dale Pollard This post is for the lady across the street. She works at the gas station. This post is for Charles. That’s the guy we always call when the office printer breaks down or a leaky roof needs repaired. This article is for my family. My family means the worldContinue reading ” The People Project  “

Understanding “Gospel” In The Colossians Epistle

Wednesday’s Column: Third’s Word Gary Pollard If you’re remotely religious, you’re familiar with the word “gospel.” It has a wide semantic range, describing everything from a genre of music (and a few sub-genres) to the trustworthiness of a statement (“gospel truth”) to an all-encompassing description of religious doctrine.  The word literally means, “God’s good newsContinue reading “Understanding “Gospel” In The Colossians Epistle”

THE POWER OF HOPE

Monday’s Column: Neal at the Cross Neal Pollard Have you been struggling with some feelings of hopelessness lately? Whenever we have a hard time seeing the end in sight or we face uncertainty or are exposed to fears and anxieties, it can undermine our determination to have hope. Yet, over a hundred times in Scripture,Continue reading “THE POWER OF HOPE”

 Homesick For Heaven 

Tuesday’s Column: Dale Mail Dale Pollard There is so much debate out there as to what Heaven will actually be like. Some make the argument that we just can’t know for sure. We know that there will be no tears in Heaven, so since that is the case there will definitely be some meatloaf there. Because inContinue reading ” Homesick For Heaven “

Heaven’s “Start Up”: The Ultimate “Rags To Riches” Story

Monday’s Column: Neal at the Cross Neal Pollard Some of the wealthiest companies, Apple, Hewlett-Packard, Amazon, Mattel, Google, Tesla, and The Walt Disney Company, started in the quaint, quiet haven of a garage. Often, they had little more than an idea of a product or service, but they refused to stop until they achieved success.Continue reading “Heaven’s “Start Up”: The Ultimate “Rags To Riches” Story”

THE WORLD’S MOST IMPORTANT CHASE

Neal Pollard It’s hard to believe that it was 25 years ago today that Orenthal James (O.J.) Simpson led Los Angeles police on a low-speed chase. The infamous white Bronco took off on the day he was supposed to turn himself into police, a suspect in the deaths of his wife Nicole and her friendContinue reading “THE WORLD’S MOST IMPORTANT CHASE”

EVERY NAME IMPORTANT

Neal Pollard Today marks 16 years since the most infamous and iconic attack rocked our collective consciousness. Each year, there is a solemn ceremony conceived in such wisdom and executed with a poignancy that never abates. That is the reading of the names of those who died in the 911 Attacks in New York, Pennsylvania,Continue reading “EVERY NAME IMPORTANT”

Wells And Cisterns

Neal Pollard In 1980, my family moved to the thriving metropolis of Glenn, Georgia. Dad brought in a Jim Walters Home on the property that already held a barn, smokehouse, and considerable spring. However, it proved difficult to bore a well there because of the rock that stood between the surface and the water table.Continue reading “Wells And Cisterns”

Why Travel The Road Less Taken?

Neal Pollard Gunnar Garfors is the youngest “hobby traveler” to have visited every country in the world. He’s written a book about it, entitled 198: How I Ran Out Of Countries. I have not read the book, but his website offers a very interesting article on The 25 Least Visited Countries in the Whole WideContinue reading “Why Travel The Road Less Taken?”