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for: ‘February, 2018’



I Need A “To Do” List

I have found that I am one of those people who needs a “To Do” list. Over the years I’ve used them in a variety of ways, sometimes written and sometimes electronic. Even though I am now using an electronic version— one that I’m very please with – – the old-fashioned kind also works very […]

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Learning to Serve Like Jesus

Jesus made it very clear that His coming into the world was unlike anyone else on earth. He came not to be served but to serve. He left that legacy to all those who would follow Him. How is it that we serve as He did? First, we recognize that our will must come under […]

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The Schedule for Opening Our New Worship Center

Each week I write this “little something extra” (Lagniappe, pronounced lan-yap) for the members and attenders of First Baptist Church. I use it to keep each one up to date on where we are as a church.   We are all excited about opening our new Worship Center. Clif Smith used this phrase, “We have […]

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Dealing With Evil

“The world is too dangerous to live in–not because of the people who do evil, but because of the people who sit and let it happen”–Albert Einstein. “Whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin”–James 4:17. “Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference. . . […]

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The Greatest Marriage Advice Ever

Sometime in the year before my wedding, I received “my greatest marriage advice ever.” It came from a deacon at my church. I was young–really young–and he was about my father’s age with children my age. After visiting with his family, he followed me to my automobile and gave me these powerful words–“Marriage is great […]

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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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Whoever would foster love covers over an offense, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends. — Proverbs 17:9 (NIV)