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for: ‘August, 2013’

How To Handle Church Problems

What does the church do when it finds itself in difficult situations? When the early church experienced difficulty, the church turned to men of good reputation to lead the church and bring it into harmony. Acts 6 describes a time when different groups in the church in Jerusalem disagreed. The two groups had significant differences. One […]

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Work And The Christian: Getting Ready For Labor Day

“I’m a firm believer that everything you do, you’re supposed to do for God. When I’m playing or practicing, I try to make myself realize that it’s not for me to perform, it’s actually an act of worship. And even though it’s classical music, it’s still worshipful if you put your heart and soul into […]

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Eight Years Ago Today

For most adults who lived on the Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama gulf coasts, August 29, 2005, will always be remembered. Hurricane Katrina roared ashore and rearranged our coast line and changed our perception about life. Most of us who lived through Hurricane Katrina date life by that event. Everything was either “before the storm” or “after the storm”. […]

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Taking The Next Step

Recently I had the opportunity to address a group of writers about the importance of blogging and how to get started. The subject of this post is not about getting started in blogging but about getting started in anything. For me this is the key: Take the Next Step. Of course, taking the next step […]

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Some of you know I run (jog) to stay in shape and to keep my sanity. I’m convinced running does more for me mentally than physically. But there’s one thing I don’t do. I don’t do treadmills. At least, if there is any other alternative, I leave the treadmill alone. Why? Because a treadmill is […]

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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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[Jesus Predicts His Death a Third Time] Now Jesus was going up to Jerusalem. On the way, he took the Twelve aside and said to them, “We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and the teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death and will hand him over to the Gentiles to be mocked and flogged and crucified. On the third day he will be raised to life!” — Matthew 20: 17-19 (NIV)