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for: ‘May, 2011’



God’s Spirit in You

Paul gives a fully developed view of the Holy Spirit.  Including such synonymous designations as “the Spirit of God” and “the Spirit of Christ,” Paul refers to the Holy Spirit over thirty times in his epistles.    In Ephesians, Paul refers to the Holy Spirit again and again.  Paul wants to remind us of the work […]

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Events Worth Mentioning

Shane Booker Called to Serve as Minister to Students Last Sunday night the church met to conduct a congregational meeting.  Included in the meeting was a recommendation from the Personnel Ministry Team to call Shane Booker as our Minister to Students.  Shane received a unanimous vote.  Shane is excited to be here and to be […]

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As Much Truth as Sincerity

Months and years ago talk show host Harold Camping predicted the rapture of the church for May 21, 2011.  That obviously did not occur.  I have not seen any further word from him or his followers. My initial reaction is one of sorrow for those people who were caught up in his prediction.  Some of his […]

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Meet Shane Booker

Today we welcome Shane, Jessica, and Carson Booker to First Baptist Church.  Shane comes to us in view of a call to serve as our Minister to Students.  We are thankful to be in this position and look forward to hearing Shane for the weekend and at 5:13.  We will meet as a congregation Sunday night to […]

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Are You Ready for the End of the World?

Harold Camping is an 89 year radio talk show host who has figured out that Jesus is coming to take His church away this Saturday, May 21, 2011.  Camping believes that the Bible serves as a cosmic calendar.  He and others have widely disseminated his prediction for the rapture of the church this Saturday and […]

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I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. — Proverbs 9:10 (NIV)