The Art of Excuses (Jeremiah 1)

Thursday's Column: Captain's Blog Carl Pollard Someone once said, "Excuses are tools of the incompetent, and those who specialize in them seldom go far." Ben Franklin is quoted saying, "He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else."  Jeremiah had a complete list of excuses ready when God called on him … Continue reading The Art of Excuses (Jeremiah 1)

What Keeps People From Salvation?

Neal Pollard Ignorance: They have not learned how to be saved Fear: They know the potential cost of being saved Pride: They do not want to admit they are not saved Loyalty: They fear that they will be tacitly condemning those they care for if they are saved Comfort: They do not want to do … Continue reading What Keeps People From Salvation?

EXCUSES OR MOTIVATIONS

Neal Pollard Saving for retirement. Exercising and losing weight. Mending a broken relationship. Daily Bible reading.  Many are the objectives, goals, and needs we all have in this life, but just as many are the excuses we often give for not addressing them.  We fall back on lack of time, how we feel, whose fault … Continue reading EXCUSES OR MOTIVATIONS