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for: ‘May, 2014’

From the Bottom of Our Hearts

Martha and I wish to thank you for your kindness and generosity over the past 25 years. Your love and kindness have not been more evident than last week when you celebrated our 25th anniversary at First Baptist Church. We want to express our appreciation to you for the great picnic we had. Martha has said more […]

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Words Matter

“Let my words and my thoughts be pleasing to you, Lord, because you are my mighty rock and my protector”–Psalm 19:14. “People who share what’s on their mind should be careful what’s on their mind”–Dan Rockwell. “Several excuses are always less convincing than one”–Aldous Huxley. “Being heard is so close to being loved that for […]

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Read It Again

Sometimes, the Scripture simply has to be read again and again. I would encourage you to reread Ephesians 6:1-9. This is the passage that follows Paul’s call for wives to be submissive to husbands and husbands to love their wives. We usually downplay the passage concerning children and parents, often because we don’t know exactly […]

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Why Abortion Clinics in Texas are Closing

Abortion clinics in Texas are closing their doors–not all yet, but a significant number. Recently, the 20th abortion clinic closed down in the state of Texas since the 2013 law that required abortionists to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. The law also prohibits abortions after 20 weeks, the age when preborn babies begin […]

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How do you handle the awkward situations of life? How do you overcome those wrong words and attitudes so that you do not break relationship with others? How do you say “I’m sorry” and how do you say “I forgive you?” As a follower of Christ, you have a responsibility to all other believers. We […]

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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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Whoever would foster love covers over an offense, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends. — Proverbs 17:9 (NIV)