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for: ‘June, 2017’



Does God Have A Place in America?

John Adams, our second president, was a man of deep belief. This is what he said about the Word of God and the power of the Gospel: “Suppose a nation in some distant Region should take the Bible for their only law Book, and every member should regulate his conduct by the precepts there exhibited! […]

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Are You Praying Biblically?

A few days ago I wrote about “praying big.” I have been convicted that my prayers are too small. This revelation has made a big impact on me. I am also convicted that I must pray in ways which are consistent with the teaching of Scripture. The Bible tells us very much about prayer. We […]

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Pray Big

Several weeks ago as I enjoyed my morning time in devotion with God, I received a clear thought in my mind, “Your prayers are too small. Pray big.” I became very convicted that I indeed pray too small. While “pray big,” may not be Scriptural language, it certainly fits the teaching of Scripture. God tells […]

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A Final Look at How You Can Help Your Church

Since Easter I have been preaching a series of sermons concerning “The Future of the Church.” This series has been helpful for me to solidify my thinking about the church. I think it has helped my people to think seriously about who we are and what God has called us to do. I want to […]

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I Have Really Good News

I have really good news. As most of you know, we have been searching for worship leaders since July 2016. During this time we have interviewed, listened, and prayed. We continue to seek those people who will lead us in the future. We are looking for two different worship leaders, one to lead our present […]

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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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My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. — 1 John 2:1 (NIV)