PREACHER, DON’T BE DISCOURAGED

Neal Pollard Recently, a young woman present to hear me speak in Kentucky asked me if I was related to a "Neal Pollard" who preached in Missouri in the 1960s. She had just attended her father's funeral, and in going through his things after his death she found his baptismal certificate. I was elated to … Continue reading PREACHER, DON’T BE DISCOURAGED

“GM”

Neal Pollard I make a notation “GM” along with the date and place on the paper copy of my sermons to indicate that I preached that sermon in a gospel meeting. It is one of my homemade preacher shorthand notations. Growing up a “PK” (“preacher’s kid,” of course), I’ve got a lot of GM memories. … Continue reading “GM”

Jeremiah, The Persecuted Preacher

Neal Pollard It was hard being a preacher in Jeremiah’s day. As thanks for his work, the weeping prophet endured the following: He was led as a lamb to the slaughter (11:18ff) His brethren dealt treacherously w/him (12:6) He was confronted by false prophets (14:13) His brethren cursed him (15:10) He was hit, put in … Continue reading Jeremiah, The Persecuted Preacher

A Wonderful Legacy

Neal Pollard It is a blessing to be in a family of preachers.  Though the men in my personal heritage have not necessarily been well-known to our entire brotherhood, their faithfulness and steadiness has proven exemplary to me.    Three uncles are or have been gospel preachers for several decades.  A cousin is a Bible … Continue reading A Wonderful Legacy