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for: ‘April, 2018’



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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Christians and Hollywood

Martha and I have rekindled our interest in movies. Early in life we both went to the movies. I remember seeing the original Ben Hur with its electrifying chariot race. As we dated we often went to a Sunday afternoon movie. But then something happened. Christians deserted Hollywood in the 1960’s and movies become darker […]

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You Can’t Live Without It

Prayer is absolutely essential to the life of the follower of Christ. Paul made that very clear when he spoke of the Christian’s armor. “Pray at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints, and also for me, that […]

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The Last Words to the Church

What would be your last words to the church? What would you say to prepare the church for an uncertain future? Paul’s last words to the church at Ephesus prepared them for the difficult days which he and the church would experience. We know that Paul wrote to Ephesus, but we also have evidence that […]

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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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For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. — Philippians 1:21 (NIV)