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for: ‘July, 2013’

I Never Have Emergencies

Everyone has emergencies, and you can’t plan them. But you can leave time in your day to deal with the inevitable emergencies that occur. Do you ever get a call where a friend just needs to talk? Do you absolutely, positively have to get something in the mail? Does something just pop-up that gets in […]

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Develop A Good Plan For Each Day

Everybody is busy. One of the most common phrases I hear from men who are retired is: “I’m so busy I don’t know how I ever had time to work.” How can we make the most of every day? Developing a plan for the coming day is helpful to getting things done and accomplishing what […]

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Are You Making Spiritual Progress?

One of the scandals of the Christian church is how many believers are no farther along in their faith than when they first came to Christ. Where are you? Are you making spiritual progress? The Apostle Paul talked about his one desire: to know Christ and the power of His resurrection. He described how he […]

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What Will Church Be Like?

When I am visiting a strange church, I often find myself asking what church will be like. What kind of music, how’s the preacher, are the people warm, welcoming, and friendly? While all of those questions are important to us, they are not the question that really matters. The question that matters is this: Am […]

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Questions For God’s People

Rick Warren says the local church is the hope of the world. I fully agree. God works in many ways and according to His plan, but His plan has always been to work through His people. The church is His body called out of the world and called to go into the world with the […]

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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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You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. — Romans 5:6-8 (NIV)