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for: ‘June, 2015’



My Thoughts on the Supreme Court’s Decision

I am deeply disappointed and grieved over the Supreme Court’s decision ratifying same-sex marriage. These are my thoughts on the court’s decision. First, as an American I am deeply disappointed that the Supreme Court of the United States has determined to try cases in the court of public opinion. In my high school civics class, […]

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There is an Answer to our Problems

What’s the answer to our problem with sin? How do we get unstuck from a life of rebellion? How do we get rid of things in our lives that harm our families and our very lives? The Bible gives a simple, consistent answer. “So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will not fulfill […]

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Hot Days and Warm Hearts

Late one hot afternoon last week I ran into one of our church members leaving the church property. I asked how he was doing and he responded something like this: “I’m blessed. I’m working with these kids from World Changers, and I am blessed to get to work with them.” Then he continued on saying: […]

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Going Home

“We are citizens of heaven, where the Lord Jesus Christ lives. And we are eagerly waiting for Him to return as our Savior” (Philippians 3:20). “We are here for only a moment, visitors and strangers in the land as our ancestors were before us. Our days on earth are like a passing shadow, gone so […]

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The Worst of Times and the Best of Times

I simply can’t imagine what happened on a Wednesday night in Charleston. It’s hard for me to imagine anything more sad than people praying, studying the Bible, and openly demonstrating Christian love and being gunned down. The more I think about it the worse it becomes. The members of the Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in […]

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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 not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. — Ephesians 4:29 (NIV)