Friday's Column: Supplemental Strength Brent Pollard Without delving into the minutiae of my medical history, suffice it to say I’ve been through a lot. Consequently, I could not accomplish all I hoped and dreamed to do in life. If you were to ask others about my legacy, you might well hear expressions of admiration about … Continue reading Lessons From Adversity: An Introduction
Neal Pollard War historians have given notice to it. It is a tragic subplot to a war tragic beyond most all comparison. World War I was a senseless, repeated exercise in the mass killing of young men from around the globe. This went on from August, 1914, up to the cease fire ordered for the … Continue reading Almost And Armistice Day
Neal Pollard Late in 2010, Jason Good was surveying timber in Meigs County, Ohio, when he came upon a bizarre sight. Three huge whitetail deer were dead, floating in a creek with their antlers locked. It was an 11-pointer, a 10-pointer, and an 8-pointer. The landowner, Brien Burke, figured that two of them were fighting … Continue reading A Tangled Mess!
Neal Pollard It is hard to describe the beauty of faith evidenced in Room 913 yesterday as all the elders and their wives, Wes and Teri Autrey, and Tiffanie and Bethany Vaught stood with Myrna and the rest of the Murphy family at University Hospital yesterday. We sang songs and Dave Chamberlin prayed a touching, … Continue reading Christ-less In Crisis
Neal Pollard I have never lost a child and pray that I will precede them all in death. Imagining the difficulty of that situation in no way equips me to feel the grief involved in such a loss. Yet, the Bible is the answer book on this, as with any, situation. In 2 Samuel 12:18-24, … Continue reading Coping With The Loss Of A Child
Neal Pollard As we go about our day, we often hear that question. It is an exercise in pleasant politeness, and at times it is asked with genuine, heartfelt concern. It can also be not only asked mindlessly, but answered in the same manner. Some are conditioned to say "fine" without stopping to assess. Others … Continue reading “How’s Your Day Going?”