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for: ‘April, 2015’



More Martyrs: “The People of the Cross”

Last week evil struck again in the form of (at least) 28 Ethiopian Christians being executed by ISIS. A week ago, ISIS released a propaganda video showing two different executions, one on the beach in eastern Libya where an estimated 15 men in orange boiler suits were beheaded by masked militants in camouflage, and the […]

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Four Things You Must Get Rid of to be Healthy

Few things in life are as valuable as being healthy. Yet we seem to persist in doing things that destroy our health–physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. Here are four things which destroy health, and four things you must remove from your life to be healthy. First, you cannot feed your mind filth and be healthy. The […]

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Joy and Sorrow Mixed

Saturday I experienced joy and sorrow back to back. As I reviewed  my email correspondence overnight Friday, I read two emails back to back. The first had to do with a news article giving details of the execution of dozens of Ethiopian Christians in Libya. Ethiopia is one of the first countries where the Gospel […]

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What Nicodemus Learned from Jesus

Nicodemus was one of the leaders of Israel. Not only did he lead in political and religious duties, but he also taught the law to the people of Israel. When Nicodemus came to Jesus, He came as one who needed to be taught the things of God. What did Nicodemus learn? First, he really did […]

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I’m Going Over the Edge

Friday, June 19th, I plan to go “Over the Edge” by rappelling down a high rise building in downtown Baton Rouge. I hope you will support me as I do so. Martha wants you to pray, and I want you to give for needs of foster and adoptive kids and families in Louisiana. We have […]

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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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If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved. — Romans 10:9-10 (NIV)