Tag Archives: heaven

Where’s Greg Reynolds Today?

Neal Pollard Being a Rockies’ fan has its ups and downs—historically, there have been more downs than ups, I’m afraid.  Being no-hit last night by Dodger’s pitcher Clayton Kershaw was pretty low!  While it was only the third time in … 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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Heaven Really IS For Real

Neal Pollard While so many in religion and even the media latch onto sensational tales of traveling to the “other side” and coming back with stories about heaven (they do not ordinarily wind up going the other direction), these individuals … Continue reading

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The Munchkin’s Legacy

  Neal Pollard Ruth Duccini died in January at the age of 95, the last surviving female munchkin from the Wizard of Oz leaving only Jerry Maren left of the original 124 little people from the film.  All her life … Continue reading

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An Honest Obituary

Neal Pollard It was the early 1990s, and I, as a green, inexperienced preacher, was asked to do a funeral for a man from the community with no real religious roots.  It was my first funeral for a non-Christian and … Continue reading

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The Blood of Christ

Neal Pollard The topic above should cause one’s mind to focus on some precise areas. Naturally, the blood of Christ implies thoughts of the “incarnation” of Christ (that Christ took on the form of man, while all God, and thus … Continue reading

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This World Is Not My Home: Some Reminders

Neal Pollard “My team” got crushed last night in embarrassing fashion. Today, life continues. A talented actor succumbed to his cruel coping mechanism and craving and is found dead in his apartment. Heroin is not the answer. Unrest and fighting … Continue reading

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SINGING WITH THE UNDERSTANDING: “IVORY PALACES”

Neal Pollard A little less than a century ago, Henry Barraclough wrote one of the most unique, lyrically-rich songs in our songbook.  The musical arrangement is soothing in a way that matches the meaning of the words.  However, its poetry … Continue reading

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Oh, If We Miss It!

Neal Pollard I was out with the early rays of sunlight Roaming the hills and dales Seeing verdant fields and purple skies And small animals scurry o’er vales The clouds moved across the heavenly background Painting a trail of delight … Continue reading

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