Yearly Archive
for: ‘2015’



Three Things You Should Never Leave Undone

There’s a quote–attributed to many people–that goes something like this: “At the end of life you won’t regret what you did as much as what you did not do.” I’m not sure everything you might do in life fits that quote, but we all get the idea. We don’t want to leave things undone in […]

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Four Steps to a More Productive Day

I can’t think of anyone who doesn’t want to have a meaningful, productive day. Maybe I’m just not around lazy people, but I think we all want to be effective in what we do. It’s actually Biblical. Before sin entered the world, God gave the man work to do. God put Adam in the middle of the Garden […]

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Christians Are Using the Wrong Words

I believe Christians are using the wrong words. What words are you using to describe your church? If your friends knew nothing about your church except the words you use again and again, how would they describe it? Think about the Christian buzzwords. Maybe the most used words in church are “traditional”, “contemporary,” or “modern.” […]

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A Glorious Day

Yesterday was a glorious day. We saw whole families moving forward to stand for Christ in our worship services. We sang praises to God, prayed, gave, read the word, and listened to the word proclaimed. Those elements always make for a glorious day. Then, we went to the Bogue Falaya River in Covington to baptize […]

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Good News and Big Challenges

August 2015 has been a record month for attendance in both worship and Bible Study at First Baptist Church. This is good news,  and we are grateful to see many people interested in the things of God. Why is this good news? Because “We exist to help people know and accept Jesus Christ and through […]

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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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He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things? — Romans 8:32 (NIV)