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Saul to Paul

Today we conclude our series on whether or not a person’s disposition can change. Over the week we have asked if we can change and how that can take place and we have looked at people who changed, beginning with the disciples James and John and concluding with John Mark. Today we look at the […]

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The Amazing Story of John Mark

The life and ministry of John Mark is a remarkable story. I’ve often wondered why his story did not become a movie. He intersected with all the major players of the New Testament and recorded  the life and ministry of Jesus. As far as we know, he was a witness to the resurrection of Jesus. […]

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Men Who Changed Their Disposition

Can you change your disposition? Is it possible to overcome frustration, anger, and prejudice? Are we stuck in our old ways or is it possible to be different? I am convinced you do not have to live the way you always have. Please look at what I wrote yesterday about changing your disposition.  Today, let […]

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Can I Change My Disposition?

Can I change my disposition? I’m sure you’ve heard someone protest how they cannot change. Usually, they say something like this. “You have to take me the way I am. I can’t change. That just the way I am.” Is that true? Is it impossible to change? Are we destined for impatience, frustration, anger, and […]

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As Long As

Yesterday, I remembered with our congregation the “Great Recession” which began ten years ago this month. It was a difficult and unnerving time in America. For most people in our congregation, it was the most unsettling economic situation they had ever faced. After relating a story about how Martha and I dealt with that difficult […]

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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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But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness. — James 3:17-18 (NIV)