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for: ‘January, 2019’



How Was Your Blue Monday?

Presumably, yesterday was Blue Monday and not just for fans of the New Orleans Saints. Yesterday is called “Blue Monday” for the following factors: Yesterday is one of the coldest, most miserable weather days of the year. Days are short in January and there’s not much daylight. We’re beginning to have to pay our Christmas […]

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What Prayer Does

Prayer is at the heart of our relationship with God. It is indispensable in living a life of devotion to God and a necessity for understanding God’s will. What specifically does prayer do for us? First, prayer causes us to acknowledge who God is. When Nehemiah prayed, he called on the Lord (the personal name […]

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An Incredible Opportunity

I want to share with you an incredible opportunity that we have coming up at First Baptist Church Covington. Beginning Monday, January 28 at noon and continuing through the evening of Tuesday, January 29  – the Louisiana Baptist Convention Evangelism Conference (ECON) will meet on the campus of FBCCov. People from all over Louisiana will […]

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Life’s Not Fair

I’m just like you. I don’t want any heartache or difficulty in my life. None of us wants to suffer or go through hard times, but our greatest witness occurs when we face difficulty. People who are not yet believers don’t seem to be impressed when our lives go well. Maybe they don’t even notice. What […]

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The Power of Relationships

Last night I was reminded again about the power, value, and importance of relationships. I saw this last evening as we met as the body of Christ. I watched people talking and enjoying fellowship with one another. And, I heard stories of those who have not had the joy of worshiping and serving with other […]

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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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If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. — James 1:5 (NIV)