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What Are My Choices?

I’ve often asked, “What are my choices?” Whether it’s in a restaurant, a doctor’s office, or in life in general, we all want to know about choices. In life there are two choices–and only two choices. You can characterize these choices in a number of ways: these choices are “life or death,” Godliness or ungodliness,” […]

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Keeping Confidence

As I counsel with people I often tell them they need someone in their life they can talk with who will keep their information completely confidential. I probably don’t have to tell you how many people have been hurt by a “friend” divulging sensitive information. It’s hard to find someone who can be trusted. This […]

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The What and the Why of Work

I grew up in the church and I was raised by Christian parents, but neither of those prepared me for God’s teaching about vocation and work. Vacation Bible school, Sunday school, and various Bible studies never fully equipped me to understand God‘s plan. When you look at biblical teaching about work you find the what […]

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Leading the Church

NOTE: Please do not unsubscribe! This article is pertinent to my local congregation. If you do not want to read this article, simply delete. I will resume the daily devotionals Monday Morning. I appreciate your reading and subscribing.     I want to invite you to our second of four congregational meetings for the year […]

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Life Lessons from Psalm 23

God’s Word is filled with lessons about life. It is one of the reasons the Bible has sold more copies than any  other book in history, possibly over one billion copies. Within Holy Scripture there are multiple passages which draw us closer to God and help us cope with the daily struggles of life. Psalm […]

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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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Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song. — Psalm 95:1-2 (NIV)