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About preacherpollard

preacher, Bear Valley church of Christ, Denver, Colorado

SARCASTIC, STORMY SQUABBLES AMONG THE SAINTS

Neal Pollard (Imagine The Following 1st-Century Social Media Thread) “Apostles And Disciples On Facebook” James of Jerusalem: I believe the gospel should only go to the Jews. Or at least we should circumcise Gentiles who want to become Christians. Simon … Continue reading

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“Redemption Is Tailor-Made For The Wretched”

Neal Pollard If you did not know the source of this quote already, you might be hard-pressed to guess it.  This was said by Stanley “Tookie” Williams, two weeks before he was executed in California in 2005 for four 1979 … Continue reading

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DETERMINED TO GET OUT THE NEWS

Neal Pollard I spoke with our newspaper deliveryman this morning, and he had some story to tell.  He summarized his experience as the longest 15 hours of his life.  He got stuck once and had been towed twice.  He delivers … Continue reading

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“WINNING THE LOTTERY”

Neal Pollard One of the most recent lottery winners, Jesus Davila, Jr., has an interesting backstory.  He once spent 12 years behind bars for the manufacturing and selling of cocaine, a felony.  This week, he claimed $127 million after taxes.  … Continue reading

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How to Read Your Compass

Originally posted on Life and Favor (Job 10:12):
A compass is an instrument used for direction.  It helps determine where you are and how to get where you want to go.  Hopefully the Bible is your compass. “Your Word is a…

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Enthusiasm Is Contagious!

Neal Pollard Have you seen The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore video where he is ebulliently exulting over the thunder snow he witnesses and knows to be captured by his cameraman?  The YouTube video montage where he is on camera for … Continue reading

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GET READY!

Neal Pollard As one who can count on one hand the number of snow events experienced in childhood, I have lived the last decade in Colorado where snow is more ordinary than oddity. Even so, the meteorological chatter is much … Continue reading

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“THE UNIVERSE IS ETERNAL”

Neal Pollard Articles across the scientific community of late have been postulating a similar idea. Astrophysicist Brian Koberlein suggests that there was no single point in space and time when matter was infinitely dense, saying, “The catch is that by … Continue reading

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Disturbed

Neal Pollard The ISIS beheadings so frequently in the news and readily available on the internet are terrifying to behold and consider.  If terrorism is, as the Mac Dictionary defines it, “the use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit … Continue reading

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CRAIGSLIST CASUALTIES

Neal Pollard Ad consultant Peter Zollman issued a report in June 2014 saying that more than 40 slayings and 30 convicted killers have been linked to Craigslist (Stephanie Slifer, CBS News online, 1/28/15).  Robbery is most often the motive behind … Continue reading

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