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for: ‘October, 2018’



Learning to Take Risks

Jesus was the great risk taker. He risked all for the sake of those who did not deserve anything He had to give. God wants us to be risk takers as well–not for glory or adventure–but for the sake of His name and the advance of the Kingdom of God. Learning to take risks is […]

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The Power of Humility

In some ways, humility makes no sense. The Romans despised humility. For them it was not a quality to be esteemed but a weakness to be despised. I’ve often said that everyone admires humility as long as it’s not them who is being humble. While the Romans and others saw humility as weakness, God shows […]

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What Is Your Heart’s Desire?

Yesterday morning I led our men’s breakfast by encouraging our men to identify five people for whom they will pray to be saved. At the conclusion of the teaching time, I had two strong convictions. First, our men want their friends to know Christ. Sometimes you can gauge the impact of a message by how […]

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The Chicken Little Complex

Do you remember Chicken Little? I am mean Chicken Little of “The sky is falling!” fame. It’s easy to be a Chicken Little. Life can get us down. From what’s happening in the country to our own personal problems, life can become overwhelming. I certainly feel that way sometimes, but that’s not reality and it […]

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How Should We Use Our Words?

One of the themes of the Epistle of James is the proper use of words. James kept coming back to the theme of using words wisely. How should we use language, and what does James want us to understand? First, your speech reflects who you are and the God you serve. Since lost people don’t […]

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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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[Thanksgiving] I always thank my God for you because of his grace given you in Christ Jesus. For in him you have been enriched in every way—with all kinds of speech and with all knowledge— — 1 Corinthians 1:4-5 (NIV)