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
Neal Pollard I recently heard D.C. Brown, illustrating proper conduct, mention a list I’ve seen at times in my adult life. The list he mentioned was of people whose personal checks the cashier was not to take. The offenders apparently wrote “bad checks,” checks they did not have sufficient funds to cover. The names, as … Continue reading ARE YOU ON THE LIST?
Neal Pollard I am not sure what the connection is, but some people tie a string around their finger to remember an important date or appointment. Some people just write on their hand. Others preserve it electronically. What do we do to keep from forgetting what is important to us spiritually? Peter writes in 2 … Continue reading THE VALUE OF REMEMBERING
Neal Pollard In March, 2006, I spent nearly an hour walking in Belleau Wood, a 200 acre tract behind the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery about 50 miles east of Paris, France, accompanied by Kathy as well as the preacher for the Eglise du Christ in Paris, Roland Mohsen. Seeing the World War I cemetery, chapel, and … Continue reading BRAVE MEN IN BELLEAU WOOD
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”?
Neal Pollard Claire Davis' father spoke at a memorial service honoring his daughter, an Arapahoe High School student shot by a classmate who was angry with his debate team coach. In the course of his extremely emotional, but poignant talk, Michael Davis said, "My wife and I forgive Karl Pierson for what he did. We … Continue reading DID CLAIRE DAVIS’ FATHER FORGIVE HER MURDERER?