“No One Supported Me, But All Deserted Me”

Neal Pollard These are some of the last words written by one of the greatest men who ever lived. He wrote them while in prison, waiting to die for his faith. He has just spoken of people he trusted who had deserted him. He is lacking even the bare essentials. A man, knowing how difficult … Continue reading “No One Supported Me, But All Deserted Me”

I Just Can’t Share Their Bitterness

Neal Pollard I write this as someone who has spent his entire life in a preacher's home. I grew up a preacher's kid, whose dad was fired twice (once for baptizing a black woman and later for standing against the "New Hermeneutic"). I have been a full-time preacher for nearly thirty years myself. Now, my … Continue reading I Just Can’t Share Their Bitterness

What You See Depends On How You Look

Neal Pollard You get to choose, just like Jesus did (Mark 2:14) and the Good Samaritan did (Luke 10:33). When you look, who or what do you see? May I encourage us all to... See people, not pigment. See souls, not status. See minds, not money. See Christ, not color. See relationship, not race. See … Continue reading What You See Depends On How You Look

What Are You Consuming?

Neal Pollard A 17-year-old girl had a stomach ache so bad that she had to go to the hospital. She had lost her appetite, she could barely walk, and doctors for three years had simply given her pain medicine for her inexplicable abdominal issues. The girl’s family had paid over $7000 in medical tests to … Continue reading What Are You Consuming?

THE GIRL ON THE WINDOW OR THE AISLE?

Neal Pollard Two women sitting on a plane They didn’t seem acquainted The “aisle one” seemed in anger and pain The other by cares seemed untainted “Window woman” smiled with a beam As past their row I filed The other was cursing at a full steam She was ruffled, rankled and riled After the flight, … Continue reading THE GIRL ON THE WINDOW OR THE AISLE?