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Christianity Really Is Different

Christianity really is different. It doesn’t take long to figure that out. It comes in many different ways and many different teachings. You can certainly see it Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7). Jesus told His disciples that He did not come to destroy the Law and the Prophets (the Old Testament). Nor did […]

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My God-Shaped Vacuum

Blaise Pascal was a seventeenth century French mathematician, philosopher, inventor, writer, and theologian. A child prodigy, he helped transform modern society. He is someone every Christian should know. Blaise Pascal was born in 1623 and died in 1662. He did not live to be age 40 but made a profound difference in many ways. He […]

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One of My Heroes

One of my heroes is a man named Joseph. You might know him as Joseph of Arimathea, the rich man who asked for permission to take the body of Jesus from the cross and give him a proper burial (Luke 23:44-56). What he did was almost unheard of and quite courageous. It was unheard of […]

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Reaching the Cities

This week I had an interesting teleconference interview about reaching the hard to reach cities of America. This coincides with the North America Mission Board emphasis of taking the gospel of Jesus Christ to our nation and the North American continent and with the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering to reach America. The North American Mission […]

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Everything is Different Now

“A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle”–Benjamin Franklin. In the cross of Christ which brings our justification, “The whole tenor of our life has changed. Everything is different now, because we ourselves are different. . . .No Christian who has grasped these truths could ever seriously contemplate reverting to the old […]

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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)