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for: ‘June, 2014’



Seeking God

“You must help us by prayer, so that many will give thanks on our behalf for the blessing granted us through the prayers of many”–The Apostle Paul, 2 Corinthians 1:11. “Talking to men for God is a great thing, but talking to God for men is greater still”–E.M. Bounds. “A mystery and wonder of prayer […]

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Are Your Prayers Big Enough?

On June 24 along with several of the pastoral team of FBC Covington, I intend to be in Lafayette, Louisiana, praying for awakening in Louisiana and in our nation. We will be at First Baptist Church in Lafayette at the invitation of their pastor, Dr. Steve Horn. Steve currently serves as president of the Louisiana […]

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What Would You Do With an Extra $40,000?

What would you do with an extra $40,000? Maybe $40,000 wouldn’t be a windfall to everyone, but to most of us $40,000 is a lot of money. Recently, three female college students had to come to grips with the dilemma of $40,000 they didn’t expect to have. It all started with a trip to a […]

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My 1000th Blog

Today marks my 1000th blog. What an interesting time this has been. I published my first blog May 5, 2011. While I intended to begin the blog sometime in the summer of 2011, I hadn’t intended to publish when I did. The events of the day and my need to say something about them forced […]

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Moving from Greed to Generosity

Being generous and shunning greed must be difficult. The Bible is written to real needs. Jesus talked about the crucial issues–no straw men here. Since Jesus spoke so much about money and its effect on the human heart (He spoke more about money than any other subject), God is signaling that our covetousness and greed […]

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About Waylon

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

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Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others. — Philippians 2:3-4 (NIV)