Neal Pollard I found a treasure in a chest of drawers in my parents’ house this week. It was a Mother’s Day present I gave my mom when I was 8 years old. Actually, it was a project our third-grade teacher helped us put together. It was a recipe book concocted by us students without … Continue reading We Can Only Share What We Know
Neal Pollard Of course it happens on a week where you are already running a little late, and it contributes to an improper decision. Sunday morning, en route to teach my Bible class, I approached the red light at Ken Caryl and Wadsworth to turn right and head up to the church building. However, I … Continue reading Carelessness And Ignorance
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
Neal Pollard A man is about to be put to death for preaching Christ. He is composing the last known words he left to history, and it is addressed to another, younger preacher. The entire letter is less than 2,000 words, making each sentence all the more meaningful. In the middle of describing "an unashamed … Continue reading Avoid Foolish And Ignorant Disputes!
Neal Pollard After describing the "religion of the heart, not of the head," scripture-less sermons of his contemporaries, a certain writer then focused on the consequent religious condition of the people. He wrote, The religious condition of the people very greatly corresponded to the teaching of these preachers. The native common sense of some told … Continue reading The “Religious Condition Of The People”
Neal PollardOne of the last great periods of spiritual revival in Judah's history before Babylonian Captivity occurred during the reign of Jehoshaphat. This king is praised for seeking God, following His commandments, and not acting like Israel (2 Ch. 17:3-4). Jehoshaphat was greatly blessed by these decisions, he took pride in the Lord's ways and … Continue reading Jehoshaphat’s People