“WHO’S IN CONTROL?”

Tuesday’s Column: Dale Mail Dale Pollard The employees complained that they couldn’t control the temperature in office buildings. A simple and effective solution was set in place by corporate when they secretly placed dummy thermostats in the work area. They were then able to give all  the unsuspecting workers the illusion that they were in controlContinue reading ““WHO’S IN CONTROL?””

How Can I Go On?

Tuesday’s Column: Dale Mail Dale Pollard How can we handle the hurt of losing someone we love? Many emotions run through our hearts when we’re faced with the loss of a loved one. These emotions can present themselves as questions: Confusion. Why did this happen? Sadness. How will I go on? Anger. Who allowed thisContinue reading “How Can I Go On?”

Life Illustrated 

Tuesday’s Column: Dale Mail Dale Pollard Contentment In Life  As a young boy I can clearly remember the feelings I had in school. I was ready to be done with text books, math, science, and all the other trials and tribulations that I felt were too much for me to bear. I longed for theContinue reading “Life Illustrated “

Longing For Hope

Thursday’s Column: Captain’s Blog Carl Pollard We’ve spent three weeks looking at a few areas where the world is desperate. They long for guidance, purpose and finally, hope (1 Pt. 5:10). We have abused this word. We say things like, “I hope there’s some food at the house” or, “I hope the weather is niceContinue reading “Longing For Hope”

Destroying What God Loves

Neal Pollard God encouraged and comforted Jeremiah, a man He had delegated for a difficult task, with these intimate words: “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I have appointed you a prophet to the nations” (1:5). This knowledge is intimate knowledge, spoken ofContinue reading “Destroying What God Loves”

Why We Are Here

Neal Pollard It’s so easy to lose sight of our purpose. Even as Christians, our identity can become the things that are associated with this earth and this life. We can move along the road of life, unmindful of why we’re hear and what we’re to be doing with our time. Since at least myContinue reading “Why We Are Here”

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”

THE POWER OF THE TONGUE

Neal Pollard One of the leading stories in today’s news concerns a young woman, Michelle Carter, facing manslaughter charges for allegedly coercing her boyfriend, Conrad Roy, to commit suicide. He was 18 and she was 17. While at earlier points in their relationship she tried to dissuade his talk of suicide (he had attempted suicideContinue reading “THE POWER OF THE TONGUE”

Jane Roe/Norma McCorvey

Neal Pollard She was used by pro-abortion and pro-life groups, but in fairness nobody outdid Norma McCorvey at trying to use others for personal advantage. Her effort to abort her third child, in Texas in 1970, was the case used to go to the Supreme Court. By the time the appeals process wound up inContinue reading “Jane Roe/Norma McCorvey”

Expectation Versus Euthanasia

Neal Pollard She was born the year after the Civil War. Her mother died when she was three. Her father dropped her and her newborn sister off at the home of the widow of an army friend. Unable to care for the girls, the widow ultimately transferred care to a sweet, religious couple in theContinue reading “Expectation Versus Euthanasia”