An Appeal

An Appeal

There is a persistent desire in all of us to do something significant. We want to make an impact; we want to leave a legacy. That desire drives much of what we do at CLA. We believe in changing the world one child at a time. It is an exciting calling that cannot be...
No Reserves; No Retreates; No Regrets

No Reserves; No Retreates; No Regrets

In his wonderful book, Serious Times, pastor and author James Emery White records one of my favorite stories—the story of William Borden. Borden was the heir to the Borden Dairy estate, which means he was a millionaire by the time of his high school graduation. As a...
That is not Good Enough

That is not Good Enough

“Why aren’t your teachers state certified?” We get this question from time to time. The confused or worried look on their face implies that the teachers at CLA must not “really” be teachers without this certification. Their concern is legitimate. If our teachers have...
Time Keeps on Ticking

Time Keeps on Ticking

I was shaken when I left his house. He had been sick for some time, and the end was now near. He feared death. He was full of questions. Though I presented him God’s answer for sin and death, the message never could eclipse the fear as he spent his last hours in...