Monthly Archive
for: ‘February, 2020’

Who’s Your One and Where We’re Going from Here

We’ve made this year a year for evangelism and reaching people for a deeper life with Christ. We are just finishing our initial push for getting us ready for what we can do in the remainder of the year and the years to come. People who are lost need Christ, and those who know Christ […]

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Four Questions for You

I have four questions to ask of church members. Remember, we are members of the body of Christ. That is an amazing blessing and a heavy responsibility. This is what one pastor said about his expectation of members of the body of Christ. “I have high expectations of my church. Church members should worship together […]

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Make the Most of Today

You have something that 93% of the people who have ever lived don’t have–today. You have what every king, queen, emperor, CEO, and celebrity of the past would give all their fortune to have–today (James Clear). What are you going to do with this precious time? What are you going to do with this day […]

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How Faith Fits with Works

Last week I had a wonderful conversation with a man who I am getting to know better and who is obviously growing in his faith and knowledge of God. That is, of course, exactly what God wants to happen. Paul often prayed for the churches that they would grow in their love and knowledge of […]

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Thankful for Leaders

Martha and I are visiting our daughter Emily and her family this weekend in Virginia. We are here for Martha to speak to the women’s group of First Baptist Church of Woodbridge, Virginia, where Brad, our son-in-law, serves as pastor. While I am away for the weekend (I will be back in the office Monday) […]

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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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This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. — 1 John 3:16 (NIV)