Monday’s Column: Neal At The Cross Neal Pollard Fifteen consecutive psalms (120-134) are so-called “Psalms of Ascent.” They were given this name because they were songs designated for the Israelites to sing on their way to worship in Jerusalem. Moses had instructed them at the giving of the Old Law, “For I will drive out […]

Ascending Hearts And Hills — The Preacher Pollard Blog

Friday Column: Brent’s Bent Brent Pollard “Therefore, beloved, since you look for these things, be diligent to be found by Him in peace, spotless and blameless” (2 Peter 3.14 NASB1995).  Mike Schmit of Markesan, Wisconsin, grew the largest pumpkin in the United States in 2021. The pumpkin weighed in at 2,520 pounds. Yet, Schmit is […]

It Only Takes A Crack — The Preacher Pollard Blog

Thursday’s Column: Captain’s Blog Carl Pollard   Someone once said, “There are two reasons I know the devil exists. Number one, the Bible tells me so. Number two, I’ve done business with him.” There is no denying that the world is filled with sin. Romans 3:23 tells us that “all have sinned and fall short […]

A Message To Mankind — The Preacher Pollard Blog

Wednesday’s Column: Third Words Gary Pollard Ephesians 4 describes some spiritual gifts. Their purpose is to allow the church to function as it should. A properly functioning church spends eternity with God. A functional church is on the same page (one mind), has spiritual depth, and is workable (more on that in a bit).  Ephesians 4.12ff […]

Good Dirt — The Preacher Pollard Blog

Monday’s Column: Neal At The Cross Neal Pollard Some have called it the “doom boom.” Before Covid, Digital Media Solutions estimated that there were some 3.7 million Americans who classified themselves as “survivalists” (source). From food to water, from clothing to shelter, a growing number of people are stockpiling, hoarding, or whatever term is most […]

Are You “Prepping”? — The Preacher Pollard Blog

Friday’s Column: Brent’s Bent Brent Pollard Solomon cautioned, “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before stumbling” (Proverbs 16.18 NASB1995). I am sure we can think of many examples of this truth we have witnessed in our own lives. However, one that comes to my geeky mind is the downfall of Atari. Atari was […]

Pride Goes Before Destruction — The Preacher Pollard Blog

Thursday’s Column: Captain’s Blog Carl Pollard   Someone once said, “Excuses are tools of the incompetent, and those who specialize in them seldom go far.” Ben Franklin is quoted saying, “He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.”   Jeremiah had a complete list of excuses ready when God called […]

The Art Of Excuses — The Preacher Pollard Blog

Wednesday’s Column: Third’s Words Gary Pollard What is faith? I don’t have faith in my parkour abilities. My lack of faith comes from several factors: basic safety awareness, physique, and reality. Because of this, I have little or no confidence in my ability to scale walls. Faith is rational confidence. We’re confident about things we […]

Parkour — The Preacher Pollard Blog