Monthly Archive
for: ‘February, 2015’

Can I Trust the Bible?

We all want to know whether or not we can trust the Bible. We want to know that it is true, and we want to know that it can help us through life. One of the areas that helps us trust the Bible is that the New Testament writers lived what they wrote. Think about […]

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You’ve Made This My Best Week Ever

You’ve made this week my best week ever, and I want to thank you for it. Most of my days and weeks are good so I don’t mean this about my life, but I mean it about More people read my blog this week than any other. Your reading and your comments–both on the […]

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Mardi Gras and Metairie Church

First Baptist Church has two campuses, one in Covington and one in Metairie. If God should so allow, we hope to have other campuses in the future. We felt led to move first to Metairie, not because it is a easy place to start churches and do ministry but because it is hard. Metairie and […]

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God’s Holiness and Ours

Even if we perfectly fulfilled our duty (which we don’t), we are still unworthy. Luke 17:10 when you have done all that you were commanded, say, ‘We are unworthy servants; we have only done what was our duty.’ A servant who obeys has done nothing special. All our righteous acts are like filthy rags. Isa. […]

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The “Fifty Shades of Grey” Phenomenon

You’ve no doubt heard of Fifty Shades of Grey. After all, the book has sold 100 million copies worldwide and the movie released Valentine’s Day is already a box office hit. By all worldly accounts, it’s a great success. It’s an emotional nightmare.  Fifty Shades of Grey is, in the words of one reviewer (Cynthia Quinn), a “poorly […]

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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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For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. — Jeremiah 29:11-13 (NIV)