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for: ‘April, 2018’



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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Why I Need A Prayer List

I have a prayer list I keep in the “Notes” app on my iPhone. My prayer list is a precious commodity and a valuable tool for my ministry to the people of my church and my region. Here’s why I need a prayer list and why I think you need one as well. First, my […]

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Seven Reasons to Come Back to Church This Weekend

You came to church this last weekend and you enjoyed being present with the family of God. Why not come back this weekend? Even better, why not make a commitment to make worship with the people of God your weekly practice? Here are seven reasons why you should worship with the saints (that’s all set […]

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The Land of “No More”

Easter is a really big deal. Anyone around the church knows that is true. Easter matters for a number of reasons, such as the highest church attendance of the year and wonderful family celebrations. As one of our pastors says, “This is our Super Bowl.” While those things are significant, there are other more meaningful […]

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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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but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. — Isaiah 40:31 (NIV)