Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from RDA Systems

Thanksgiving is a special holiday at RDA. Once again we have an opportunity to express our thanks to God for the many blessings He has provided, with friends, laughter, and good times. Because He loves us, we received the greatest blessing, His Son, Jesus Christ. Whom He sent on our behalf.

We are especially thankful for the opportunity to serve you. May we continue to have a flourishing and mutually beneficial relationship.

We hope the good in your life be abundant, not only this Thanksgiving but throughout the coming year.

 

RDA holiday hours:

November 23-24  Thursday & Friday

December 25-26  Monday & Tuesday

January 1               Monday

Our best wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving!

The Team at RDA

Sherri Melton Joins the RDA Team

Sherri Melton Joins the RDA Team

Sherrie Melton joins RDA

Greetings! I am very excited to announce that Sherri Melton joined the RDA team on October 2.

Sherri is a great fit with RDA culture. She will take the lead in developing local government and K12 business in the state of Georgia. A longtime Statesboro resident, Sherri will work from her home office there.

Sherri has been serving the Georgia local government space for the last 12 years. Sherri’s hire further signifies RDA’s commitment to serving Georgia’s local/municipal governments and K12 school districts.

We are blessed to have Sherri join our team. You can welcome her here: shmelton@rdasystems.com.

Fourth of July Office Hours

Fourth of July Office Hours

RDA 4th of July flag

RDA will be closed Monday, July 3rd, and Tuesday, July 4th, in celebration of Independence Day. We will resume normal business hours Wednesday, July 5th. We wish everyone a safe and happy Fourth of July Holiday!

4TH OF JULY FUN FACTS

Independence Day marks the Colonies’ adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. This day, the 13 colonies declared independence from Great Britain and its king. We thought it would be appropriate to share some fun facts about this historic day. We are already familiar with the fireworks, parades, barbecue, and festivities like picnics, fairs, concerts, and parties that take place on this day, but there are some things many people don’t know about the Fourth.

1. Thomas Jefferson wrote most of the Declaration of Independence on a “laptop,” a small flat writing platform that fit on the writer’s lap.

2. Hardly anyone actually signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Most did so nearly a month later on August 2, 1776. One who did sign on July 4th was John Hancock, hence the expression “put your John Hancock on this…” to refer to someone’s signing a document.

3. While only one US president, Calvin Coolidge, was born on July 4th, several died on the Fourth of July: John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Monroe.

4. The average age of the signers of the Declaration of Independence was 45 years old, with Thomas Lynch, Jr. of South Carolina being the youngest at 27 years old and Ben Franklin of Pennsylvania being the oldest at 70 years old.

5. The original American flag had 13 stars in a circle, to symbolize the “equality” of the thirteen original colonies.

6. On July 4th, the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia is tapped thirteen times in honor of the original thirteen colonies. The theory is -the last big crack happened on Washington’s Birthday. The Liberty Bell cracked up, literally, in February 1846, when it was rung on the holiday and then stopped ringing because of damage from a major crack.

RDA liberty bell

 

Galatians 5:13-14 (ESV)
13 For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. 14 For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Memorial day RDA

For many, Memorial Day is a long weekend and a BBQ with friends or the first trip to the lake. However, as we enjoy the freedoms we’ve been blessed with in this country, let’s not forget about the men and women (and their families) who gave their lives for that freedom. So in remembrance of those soldiers, our office will be closed on Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day. We will resume regular hours on Tuesday, May 30th.

Have a great Memorial Day weekend!

Resurrection Day

Resurrection Day

resurrection day tomb

Resurrection Day 2017

RDA will be closed this Friday in observance of Good Friday and in celebration of Resurrection Day.

Why do we celebrate Good Friday? Why do we celebrate the death of Jesus? Jesus died to demonstrate God’s love for you (Rom 5.8). Jesus died as a substitutionary atonement for your sins (2 Cor 5:21). Jesus died to absorb God’s wrath for you (Rom 5:9). Jesus died to disarm Satan and the demonic realm (Col. 2:15). And Jesus died and rose again to make you new (2 Cor 5:17).

Resurrection Day celebrates the reality of the ultimate good news. This good news is Christ freely giving of Himself unto death for us. He conquered death arising on the third day. Shortly thereafter, He joined God where, until He returns, He is sitting and ruling at God’s right hand.

Jesus will return to earth one day.

“[God] raised [Christ] from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly places He put all things under his feet and gave him as head over all things to the church, which is his body, the fullness of him who fills all in all.”
– Ephesians 1:20–23