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Did James Bartley Live To Tell Being Swallowed By A Sperm Whale?

Neal Pollard On his tombstone in Gloucester, England, James Bartley had written “A Modern Jonah.”  Bartley was allegedly swallowed by a sperm whale while helping to hunt and kill the giant in 1891.  The whale, as the tale goes, was … 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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“I THINK I UNDERSTAND”

Neal Pollard As part of the personal evangelism class I just taught in Cambodia, I had the students engage in role-playing for a couple of days.  It was wonderful and memorable.  Some of the students are brand new Christians and … Continue reading

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Blown By Storms

Neal Pollard Yesterday, several of us traveled from Siem Reap out to Tonle Sap Lake to visit two of the graduates from the first class at the International Bible Institute of Siem Reap, one of our Bear Valley extensions.  They … Continue reading

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Five Reasons God’s Law Of Marriage, Divorce, And Remarriage Applies To All

Neal Pollard People approach the very sensitive subject of marriage, divorce, and remarriage in several ways. Some, ignorant of what Jesus says about it, are a law to themselves and come up with any number of “alternatives” including living together … 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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Are There Diamonds In Antarctica?

Neal Pollard With the recent discovery of kimberlite on the east coast of Antarctica around Mount Meredith in the Prince Charles Mountains, there is considerable talk that much more may lay beneath the ice and cold at the south pole.  … Continue reading

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TIPS FROM JESUS

Neal Pollard These are far from comprehensive, but they form a sample of Jesus’ vast wisdom: “Come to Me and I will give you rest” (Mat. 11:28-30) “Give and it will be given to You” (Luke 6:38) “Seek the Kingdom … Continue reading

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Better Than The 9-Year-Old Stowaway

Neal Pollard In a post-9/11 world, how does a 9-year-old boy slip through TSA, a gate agent, and the flight attendants to board a flight from Minneapolis all the way to Las Vegas before being discovered?  That’s what everyone wants … Continue reading

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What Makes “In Jesus’ Name” So Offensive?

Neal Pollard At Planet Fitness this morning I caught a glimpse of an old “Fresh Prince” episode, where Will Smith’s character was getting married.  During the ceremony, the preacher prayed, beginning “Dear Heavenly Father” but ending “in Your Name, Amen.”  … Continue reading

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