A few weeks ago, I did something that has been on my heart to do for some time. I decided to sit down and write my son a letter. Who writes letters anymore? I know I don’t. But there was something in me that directed me to sit down and write my son a heart-felt … Read More


I am convinced that most believers are aware of the need to share the gospel, even those who do not know that Jesus commanded us to do so. Thinking back to my years as an un-churched Bible illiterate believer I knew this to be so. Why, because the Spirit of Truth lives within me. Since … Read More


Back in June I wrote an article about Missed Blessings’.I urged the reader not to miss out on blessings simply because we do not take the time to converse with people or follow the leading of the Holy Spirit.  I am so happy to report that my family and I followed the Holy Spirits leading … Read More


The job and responsibilities of a godly parent consist of many various tasks and to-dos.  Whether they be physical matters or spiritual maturing, every parent is bombarded with the needs of their children. As you go about meeting these needs and training your children, it is vital that among all of those tasks you do … Read More


“And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.” Matthew 25:40 Have you ever been approached by someone begging at a stoplight or in a parking lot and didn’t know what to do for them? Have you later wondered if they had a place … Read More


It was around midnight, but the city was still awake and very much alive. There was some traffic on the streets and people on the sidewalks were talking and laughing as though it were the middle of the day. We were in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on a Sunday night in June. Ricky has spoken in … Read More


You may not know this, but for many years Preacher Cox, our Pastor Emeritus, had printed out a little note and put it behind the pulpit where only he could see it when he was preaching. It came from John 12:21 and simply said, “Sir, We Would See Jesus.” Simple. Clear. Profound. That’s what I … Read More


“Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was made whole from that very hour.”  –Matthew 15:28 When I accepted Jesus Christ as a 10-year-old little boy, we were living on a naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. We … Read More


Three long-time Raleigh Christian Academy teachers were honored for their service at Beacon Baptist Church on Sunday night, August 12. The three teachers have a combined 119 years experience in teaching with 102 of those years spent at RCA. Mrs. Lisa Allen retired after serving for 35 years teaching elementary and middle school. She brought a … Read More


“Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord: and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.”   –Psalm 127:3-4 Parenting God’s way should not be a choice for Christians, but it is. The world parents children differently from Christians and it … Read More