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What’s Next?

What a blessing we have experienced over the past two weeks! We have taken possession of our new building for preschoolers and children and we have been blessed to have adequate space for our Bible study groups. We call these Bible Fellowship Groups. As I have stated before, for the first time in my 28 […]

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What Are You Doing Today?

“If Jesus returns tomorrow, then tomorrow I’ll rest from my labor. But today I have work to do”–Dietrich Bonhoeffer. “The worst in Mother Nature often brings out the best in human nature”–Florida Television Commentator. “My theology is that if I can see God moving through people, neighbors helping neighbors, I can shelve the bigger question […]

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The Strange Life of Simon the Magician

The first ten chapters of the Book of Acts contains two strange and tragic incidents. Ananias and Sapphira, a married couple, lied to the Holy Spirit about their gift of land for the care for the needy and died (Acts 5). Simon the Sorcerer (Acts 8) sought to use the gift of the Holy Spirit […]

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Did Jesus Care for Women?

Yesterday, some of my Bible preparation and teaching involved a series of miracles performed by Jesus early in His ministry. Two of those miracles were intertwined and occurred almost simultaneously. Though they are found in both Mark and Luke, I studied and taught from the Gospel of Matthew. Matthew’s gospel has the shortest account of […]

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What Just Happened Here?

Last week I witnessed a near altercation in a big box store parking lot. I had a hard time believing what I was seeing and a hard time understanding what took place. Martha and I were traveling out of town last Friday afternoon when we realized we needed to stop off and pick up an […]

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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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My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. — 1 John 2:1 (NIV)