Category Archives: sin

What If There WAS An Ebola Outbreak In Your Town?

Neal Pollard Kathy avoids any of the depressing news stories centered on the Ebola virus. She believes they heighten stress and fear. I admit to moderate fascination and monitoring of the latest developments. There’s no denying that there has been … Continue reading

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A Physician Not Afflicted With The Disease He’s Fighting

Neal Pollard Buried in the headlines today is news that the doctor in charge of fighting an outbreak of Ebola in his country has contracted the disease himself.  The health minister of Sierre Leone said that Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan … Continue reading

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Why Has There Been A Decline In Public Responses?

Neal Pollard While I am certain that there are those who will say that they are still seeing as many public responses in their assemblies as ever, most will observe what I have observed.  As I think back to my … Continue reading

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A GLOBAL EPIDEMIC

Neal Pollard MERS is the latest pathogen to seize the world’s attention, and this middle-eastern sprung virus, having a 30% mortality rate, is cause for some concern.  Yet, it is the latest in a long line of alarming diseases that … Continue reading

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The Shocking Truth Of The Alligator That Bit The Electric Eel

  Neal Pollard All puns aside, the event really happened in the Amazon back in 2010 and was captured on You Tube.  An unidentified Brazilian fisherman documents the rare, extraordinary event.  The electric eel can generate up to 600 volts … Continue reading

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From Disinherited To Inheritors

Neal Pollard When Greek politician Andreas Papandreou died in 1996, he left his entire hefty estate to his third wife, Dimitria Liani. His three sons and a daughter, who had married a politician who was Papandreou’s political enemy, were disinherited … Continue reading

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Have We Misunderstood Grace?

Neal Pollard Perhaps the subject of grace has been neglected in some pulpits and congregations.  Undoubtedly, it has been misunderstood and improperly taught since the first century (cf. Rom. 6:1; Gal. 5:4).  It is vital to properly emphasize and explain … Continue reading

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Avalanche Season

Neal Pollard They are calling it an historic avalanche season in Colorado.  With snowpack at well over 100% due to massive amounts of mountain snowfall, conditions are prime for avalanches to breakout all over the backcountry. Already, six have died … Continue reading

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