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for: ‘October, 2015’



Why Should We Pray?

Prayer is at the center of the life of a Christian. While it would be difficult to dispute the importance of prayer in the life of a believer, we still often feel inadequate when we pray. Even Jesus’ disciples wanted to know how to pray. They asked Jesus to “teach us to pray as John […]

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My Vision for Church

Vision counts. Every group and every organization needs a vision. Vision answers the important questions. Every group needs to know why we exist and what matters to us. I’d like to give you my vision for First Baptist Church. I recognize many people would think vision has to do with buildings, property, and growth. For […]

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Everybody’s Book

“Above all, you must understand that no prophecy of Scripture came about by the prophet’s own interpretation. For the prophecy never had its origin in the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit”–2 Peter 1:20-21. “The Word of God well understood and religiously obeyed is […]

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Make Your Meeting Work For You

As someone who attends a huge number of meetings, I would like to share some aspects which I believe to be essential for conducting¬†effective meetings. If you have to have a meeting, make sure it works for you. Meetings are for a variety of issues and have a wide variety of purposes. It could be […]

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Playboy and Pornography

Last week Playboy Magazine made what seemed to be a startling announcement. Beginning immediately Playboy determined no longer to feature or print the photos of nude women. Has Playboy changed? Did it all of a sudden come to terms with all of the havoc it has played in society? Did the company decide to be […]

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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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Verse of the Day

Therefore Jesus said again, “Very truly I tell you, I am the gate for the sheep. I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved. They will come in and go out, and find pasture. The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. — John 10:7, 9-10 (NIV)