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for: ‘April, 2018’



Greatest Fruit; Greatest Opposition

Where you have the greatest fruit you will also have the greatest opposition. This statement has been shown to be true around the world throughout the ages. It was true in the past. It will also be true until our Lord returns. You can certainly see this in Paul’s ministry in Corinth (Acts 18:1-16). Corinth […]

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Which Will Fail First?

Let me tell you two things that happened this past weekend at worship. Each of these was quite profound. First, one of many families that came to our Hospitality Room after our worship service brought two (or was it three) children to meet me, others on our pastoral staff, and other leaders of our church. […]

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Three Facts about Baptism

Every church baptizes people and every church observes the Lord’s Supper. While all churches practice these two ordinances, they often disagree about the mode of baptism or the meaning and practice of the Lord’s Supper. What can we say about baptism? First, Jesus commanded His followers to preach the Gospel and to baptize those who […]

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What Do You Love? Who Do You Fear?

“The most dangerous love affair any man or woman will experience in life is a love affair with money. It is a deceitful object of desire, because it can never deliver what it promises. If you make money your primary aim, you are setting yourself up for a life of heartache”–Monday Matters. “He who loves […]

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How to Witness in Hard Places

When Paul went to Athens, Greece, he came to what would be described as the intellectual capital of the known world. When we think of Athens we think of Aristotle, Plato, and Socrates. We also think of thinking people who see beyond the obvious and who understand logic and differing arguments. While it is hard […]

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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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Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them. — Hebrews 7:25 (NIV)