Yearly Archive
for: ‘2015’

Does Marriage Matter?

Several weeks ago I participated in a funeral service where I was blessed to hear a wonderful presentation of the song “Beulah Land.” “Beulah Land” was made popular by a singer named Squire Parsons. It is a song about heaven. After the service, a woman in our congregation asked where “Beulah Land” is found in […]

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I Want You to Study with Me

I want to invite you to study with me. Here’s what I have in mind. Let me teach you to take biblical principles and apply them to yourself, your family, your work, and your church. This is the approach I take each Tuesday morning when a number of our men meet for breakfast, fellowship, and […]

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Is God Really All I Need?

“And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work”–2 Corinthians 9:8, ESV). “And this same God who takes care of me will supply all your needs from his glorious riches, which have been given to […]

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Seven Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

I don’t take any sleep medication, but I know sometimes it’s hard to sleep. I never have trouble going to sleep, but I often have difficulty staying asleep. My difficulty usually has to do with waking up in the middle of the night worried or stressed about something. How do you handle such stress? How […]

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Why Same-Sex Marriage is Bad for America

Same-sex marriage is bad for America. While some people hope that this ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States might be overturned, most historians and court watchers are assuming that it will never happen. That won’t keep us from seeking to influence people to live lives of righteousness and godliness in our country. […]

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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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Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.” — Mark 9:35 (NIV)