All posts by Dwight Ausley


That’s a surprising title, isn’t it? I must admit, I even had a hard time typing it out. You may be asking, “Why would someone write such a blog who is employed by the church?” Well, let me say first that I don’t dislike my church. In fact, I love my church. Is it a … Read More


My father passed from this life to the next back in January. He had battled dementia for over ten years and took a sudden decline the day after Thanksgiving. He had lived with my sister since my mother’s passing back in 2014. Because we felt going through my mother’s personal belongings at the time would … Read More


I know what you’re thinking…”Something else on stewardship.” Well, not exactly. Please keep reading. We usually relate this phrase to robbing God of tithes and offerings (Malachi 3). There is another manner in which we rob God that is just as serious if not more so. I am writing about robbing God of glory that … Read More


Genesis 12:10 – “And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land.” The way God works almost never makes sense to man. It defies logic. Proverbs 14:12 says, There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but … Read More


God wants us to be happy, right? Well, not always. Sounds a little strange, doesn’t it? Read on. My mind takes me back to 1976. I had graduated high school but had no clue what path I should take. College? I felt so unmotivated. I was floundering, mentally and spiritually. I did the only thing … Read More


In September of 2014, my mother passed from this life to the next. Plagued with cancer for a number of years, I never once heard her complain, and the majority of the time, she ruled cancer with an iron fist, determined not to give in to the deadly disease. You would never know that she … Read More


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


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


From time to time, I am amazed to learn that an individual who has been an active part of our church for some time is actually not a member of the church. I assumed that because that person was faithful to the services and had been for a good while that he was “on the … Read More


Psalm 127:4 says, “As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.” It is interesting that the Scriptures compare children to arrows. Thinking on this subject, it is easy to make some comparisons, and as parents, we are wise to ponder what the Lord can teach us through … Read More