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


This week, we are approaching our national birthday, July 4.  With this day in mind, I thank the Lord for the freedoms that we know in our beloved homeland of America.  Our nation was founded upon Biblical and godly principles and our heritage is rich with good and godly people. Patrick Henry declared, “It cannot … Read More


The Transfiguration of Jesus Christ is recorded three times in the gospels, but only Luke tells us that the disciples had been napping. Here we read: “But Peter and they that were with him were heavy with sleep: and when they were awake, they saw his glory…” (9:32) Are you a nap-taker? When my parents … Read More


Many times when I am reading the words of Jesus, I am amazed when His words separate people. In Matthew 25 we have various separations taking place: those who are ready for His coming, and those who are not prepared; the sheep and the goats; and the faithful from the unfaithful. The parable of the … Read More


How many blessings do you miss? What opportunities do you miss for your life because you simply do not take the time to earnestly converse with ordinary people. What are you missing right now because you chose not to take the time from your busy schedule? If only you had taken the time to listen? What … Read More


What sort of Mother are you? The way you answer and live this question out will largely determine how your children and grand children will live their lives. Statistically a child will be a product of how you decide to answer the question in light of Galatians 4:19-31. God concludes in chapter four of Galatians … Read More


I Corinthians 4:1-2 gives a quality that we need to resolve every moment to have personified in our life. It can be encapsulated by one word, faithfulness. I Corinthians 4:1-2 says, “Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God. Moreover it is required … Read More


The secret of the Lord is with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.     Psalm 25:14 This verse is a portion of the theme of this entire chapter, God’s guidance. The covenant God made with Israel was written on tablets of stone and laid up within the Ark of the Covenant. … Read More


It’s nearly spring and time to get out the gardening tools! Some of my earliest memories of my parents include seeing them in the garden, either planting seeds or young plants, hoeing the weeds, or picking the vegetables. So it was a natural thing for them to decide to teach me and my sisters how … Read More