“Let Us Sing!”

Don’t miss the latest TBNB Podcast with Dale and Carl (subscribe here) Monday’s Column: Neal at the Cross Neal Pollard I counted 96 people present for the singing at the Waddells’ home Friday night, sitting in our camping chairs in their beautiful backyard. Beyond the hospitality and tasty desserts, this was such a wonderful, neededContinue reading ““Let Us Sing!””

Ten Thoughts Your Church Visitors Are Thinking 

Tuesday’s Column: Dale Mail Dale Pollard We’ve all had opinions and reactions in public that never made it from our brains to our mouths. Not all of these were positive, and perhaps that’s why they were never spoken. Have you ever wondered what visitors who come into our home congregation are thinking? What do theyContinue reading “Ten Thoughts Your Church Visitors Are Thinking “

“The Frozen Chosen”

Monday’s Column: Neal At The Cross Neal Pollard Recently, in discussing some extremes on matters like the Holy Spirit, grace, and emotion in our worship services, a brother said that a friend of his referred to churches of Christ as “the frozen chosen.” The man was part of a religious group we’d call “charismatic,” andContinue reading ““The Frozen Chosen””

A Simple Way To Identify The Church Jesus Started 

Tuesday’s Column: Dale Mail Dale Pollard   There are just too many voices in the world today muddying the waters when it comes to 21st Century Christianity. In fact, the term “Christianity” doesn’t mean much to the average person. In fact, the average person will most likely have several friends who carry this title andContinue reading “A Simple Way To Identify The Church Jesus Started “

AREN’T WE ASKING THE WRONG QUESTION?

Monday’s Column: Neal At The Cross Neal Pollard I’ve never heard the avid fisherman say, “Do I have to go back to the lake?” I’ve never heard the shopaholic say, “How often do I have to go to the store?” I’ve never heard the committed sports fan say, “How many games do I have toContinue reading “AREN’T WE ASKING THE WRONG QUESTION?”

So What?

Tuesday’s Column: Dale Mail Dale Pollard Here’s a quick recap of the bizarre events that unfold in Acts 20:   Paul preaches past midnight. A young man named Eutychus falls asleep. As a result, he plummets to his death. He is then miraculously brought back to life.       So what? Each word thatContinue reading “So What?”

Yearning To Assemble

Monday’s Column: Neal At The Cross Neal Pollard Yesterday was an emotional day. As expected, our attendance was a fraction of our normal size. The current threat is not yet over, but it was a stride toward what we pray is an imminent return of many more. Even from behind the masks and with theContinue reading “Yearning To Assemble”

Spiritual Maintenance

Wednesday’s Column: Third’s Words Gary Pollard Since being mainly confined to home, we’ve had a lot more time to do outdoor activities. One of those activities (besides mowing and building a chicken house) has been target practice and clay shooting. Not only has it been an enjoyable activity, it has also been a great wayContinue reading “Spiritual Maintenance”

Hebrews 10:25 And COVID-19

Wednesday’s Column: Third’s Words Gary Pollard An alarming number of people today are obsessed with the COVID-19 outbreak. Nearly every post on social media is focused on it, stores are selling out of essentials, and it comes up in nearly every conversation. This article is not about Coronavirus-19. I’m tired of reading about it and I’m assuming youContinue reading “Hebrews 10:25 And COVID-19”

Don’t Miss The Privilege Of Worship

Neal Pollard Yesterday, John and Carla Moore, Kathy, and I worshipped with the church of Christ in Nazareth. We have been there a few times, but there was something extremely special about yesterday. In attendance was Wissam Al-Aethawi, an Iraqi and Muslim-born brother in Christ whom I first met at Polishing the Pulpit. What wasContinue reading “Don’t Miss The Privilege Of Worship”