“It Shall Stand Forever”

Neal Pollard Kathy and I visited the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, in February of 2006. It is an ornate, historic building. It dates to the 1100s, surviving the threats of many wars including World War I and World War II. But, it has been dilapidating for some time. Earlier today, a fire inside … Continue reading “It Shall Stand Forever”

Seeing God In Nature: Volcanos

Neal Pollard As we received word of the volcanic eruption near Guatemala City, Guatemala, yesterday, where Bear Valley Bible Institute has had an extension school for several years, we were reminded of the omnipotence of God. The power God displays through nature and His creation reveal how such a powerful effect reveals an even more … Continue reading Seeing God In Nature: Volcanos

Serving the Living God 

Carl Pollard I know I’m not old enough to say this, but when I was younger I used to lay in bed at night and try to imagine what God looked like. I would try to put a face to Him, I’d wonder what He was doing, and I would ask myself if God knew … Continue reading Serving the Living God 

Is The Church Broken?

Neal Pollard You hear comments in Bible classes that amount to what’s wrong with the church, what we’re doing wrong, what we’re not doing, and what it’s doing to us, our children, and the world. You read people’s minds through their social media rants, raves, and ramblings, and the bottom line message is that the … Continue reading Is The Church Broken?

See The Living God (Poem)

Neal Pollard I cannot stop staring at the mountains and the skies The beauty is so breathless, an endless feast for my eyes I cannot look at all this and give credit to luck or chance I’m a victor of the Creator, not a victim of circumstance. The heavens preach this sermon, Our God He … Continue reading See The Living God (Poem)

“Go To The Ant, You…DARPA?”

Neal Pollard The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency was formed in 1958 for technological advancements and has been responsible for so many of the gadgets and conveniences we enjoy today. They use a variety of means to “both advance knowledge through basic research and create innovative technologies that address current practical problems through applied research” … Continue reading “Go To The Ant, You…DARPA?”

The Dignity Of Snow (POEM)

                Neal Pollard A dusky silent morn, white blanket on the ground, The earth with powder to adorn, a heaping, icy mound. No worldly voices heard, no bustling bodies stirred, Just God's master portrait, as the land He gently girds. The clouds He made to flurry, to drop … Continue reading The Dignity Of Snow (POEM)