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for: ‘April, 2018’



How to Be a Better Church Member

I love the church. I love the church where I serve, and I love the people of God. When I am away from the church where I serve I enjoy worshiping with my brothers and sisters whom I have never met. We are one because of Jesus Christ. Since almost everyone who reads this blog […]

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What’s Heaven Like?

Children and adults alike want to know: “What is Heaven like?” The Apostle John wrote of the impossibility of knowing all things and the assurance that we will be with God and that we will be changed: “Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made […]

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Getting Ready for Dedication Sunday

Next Sunday is the time of our big celebration. We want to dedicate our new building to the God to whom it truly belongs. When we planned the construction of the building, we looked forward to the time when all that would be left was to celebrate. We have finally reached that wonderful time of […]

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Doing God’s Work in God’s Way

“If we will do God’s work, in God’s way at God’s time with God’s power, we shall have God’s blessing”–Leonard Ravenhill. “For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but […]

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Life Will Be Tough

It’s true that “Life can be tough.” It may be more true that “Life will be tough.” That was certainly the case with the Apostle Paul. At Philippi, Paul and Silas suffered a brutal beating not because they had done anything wrong but because they had done right. After their beating, they were thrown into […]

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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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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)