All posts by Pastor Rabon



NOV
21

Our annual Christmas Gifts for Christ offering is being received through Sunday, December 16. This year, we are asking the Lord to help us give $50,000 to meet numerous needs both here and around the world. Let’s all give and be a part of blessing and equipping the body of Christ! Here is a list … Read More



OCT
29

As we recently celebrated our 70th anniversary as a local church, I have been thinking of the role that a local church has played in my life.  I am so glad that my parents taught and showed me the importance of belonging and being faithful to the local church. I was saved on Sunday night, … Read More



JUL
02

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



FEB
20

And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:  And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him. I John 5:14, 15 In I John 5:14, 15, … Read More



FEB
13

What is fasting?  To fast simply means to voluntarily abstain from eating for an extended period of time. Biblical fasting is a discipline of abstinence from food that you are to spend time seeking the Lord in Bible study, prayer and meditation. Please be sure that you are medically sound before you decide to fast. … Read More



FEB
05

A man was driving through the countryside when the beauty of a certain farm caught his eye. The fences, house, and barn were clean and painted. A row of shade trees led from the road to the house, which was encircled by a green, freshly cut lawn, lush shrubs, and colorful flowers. The fields were … Read More



DEC
25

When I think of Beacon Baptist Church, one of the first things that comes to mind is a giving church.  You give to meet the budgeted need.  You give sacrificially to Faith Promise and each Wednesday we receive an Others offering that goes to various needs around the world. Giving is a part of our … Read More



OCT
04

As we celebrate sixty nine years of ministry as a church, my heart is filled with thanksgiving and praise for our wonderful and marvelous Lord!  I think back to those beginning days when a few men and women began our church in downtown Raleigh.  Had it not been for the faithfulness of those members in … Read More



SEP
16

In Colossians 1:28, Paul uses the phrase “every man” three times.  As we prepare for our annual World Missions Conference, that phrase stirs my heart as I realize that we have a responsibility both personally and corporately to reach “every man” with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This responsibility begins right here at home.  You … Read More



JUL
03

As we approach Independence Day once again this year, I am glad to say that I am thankful to be an American.  I am thankful for the freedoms we enjoy in our blessed country concerning our worship, speech, and press.  I am thankful that I can still live for the Lord, rear my family according … Read More