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The Safest Place to Live

“The reason our secular culture is so obsessed with preparing for the future is that so few trust the God of the future. We would do well to remember Jesus’ parable of the ‘rich fool’ to whom God said, ‘This night your soul is required of you, and the things you have prepared, whose will […]

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Can I Overcome Sin?

No one can dispute the importance of the Apostle Peter to the church of the Lord Jesus Christ. Think of the things that Simon Peter did. He made the magnificent confession that Jesus is “the Christ, the Son of the living God” (Matthew 16:16). After the resurrection, Simon Peter was instrumental in taking the gospel to […]

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Would You Like to Lose A Few Pounds?

Would you like to lose a few pounds? I almost can’t type these words without smiling. Of course, you would. I would, too. Almost everyone I know would like to lose some pounds. Even if other people would never think you should lose some weight, you probably think you should. Do you know the greatest […]

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It’s 2017! Are Your Relationships Right?

We all love the new year. I just heard someone say that the beginning of the new year is like a new birth. It does feel that we have a chance to start over and to do better than we have in the past. Is that really possible? What should we do in the new […]

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Who Will You Tell About Jesus?

As I preached yesterday I became acutely aware of John the Apostle’s depiction of how so many people told their friends and family about Jesus (John 1:35–51). It’s really amazing. You immediately begin to get an understanding of how the New Testament church grew. It was one person telling another person of who they had […]

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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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For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” — Luke 19:10 (NIV)