“She Had Difficulty Accepting Death”

Neal Pollard Each death marks a transition and passing of an era. The recent death of Doris Day certainly represents this well. The 97-year-old had a stipulation in her will that she not have a funeral, memorial service, or grave marker. She did not want a lot of time spent memorializing her death. She didn't … Continue reading “She Had Difficulty Accepting Death”

Keeping Our Thoughts On The Lord During The Lord’s Supper

Neal Pollard "Three babies are crying across the auditorium... Somebody dropped a songbook... Everybody has a cough today... Oh, good... brother So 'N So sure prayers nice prayers... My big toe sure is bother me... I think I forgot to write out the check for the giving again... Better do... Wow! Are we done already?" … Continue reading Keeping Our Thoughts On The Lord During The Lord’s Supper

Is It Scriptural To Use Alcoholic Wine In The Lord’s Supper?

Neal Pollard This is a question that occasionally comes up and is an important matter to consider since for some this is a test of a teacher’s soundness and a matter of fellowship.  As the church is global in nature, it is a matter to consider beyond the borders of our nation.  Various biblical arguments … Continue reading Is It Scriptural To Use Alcoholic Wine In The Lord’s Supper?

Mission Accomplished

Neal Pollard Reader’s Digest tells the story of Walter Wyatt, Jr., an amateur pilot whose plane goes down in the Atlantic between the Bahamas and Miami, Florida.  He’s in the deep all night, fighting off bull sharks and feeling he will not survive.  He does live and a ship, the Cape York, rescues him after … Continue reading Mission Accomplished

How Often To Take “The Feast Of Love”?

Neal Pollard I recently read a fascinating article by John H. Armstrong in the September, 2014, issue of "Christianity Today." Armstrong starts out reminiscing on early childhood worship experiences in the denomination he attended. He writes that his church celebrated the Lord's Supper "four times a year. I remember asking why we celebrated it so … Continue reading How Often To Take “The Feast Of Love”?