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Notes for Our Congregational Meeting

We will have our first Congregational Meeting of the year Wednesday evening, February 8, at 6:30 PM. We have four meetings each year for the purpose of providing accountability, making decisions which only the Congregation can make, and providing important information to the congregation. If possible, we need you to be present. Here are two […]

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The Arm of the Lord

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel”–Maya Angelou. “Sometimes, we can’t truly understand the Bible until we obey it”–Eugene Peterson. “I am so thankful for the quiet written Word, for the history and presence of the church of the Lamb, […]

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Let’s Pray for Chicago

Over the last few weeks, I’ve had a real burden for Chicago and the inner cities across America. I’m sure much of that has to do with the publicity concerning the 700 people murdered in Chicago in 2016 with several thousand others shot and wounded. Part of that concern also comes to my living close […]

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Three Words for When You Pray

Jesus prayed, and He taught His disciples to pray. Prayer is at the center of our relationship with God. You can read one magnificent example of Jesus’ prayer life by reading here. As you pray, three words will help make your prayer more meaningful. First, ask. Ask and don’t be afraid to ask. Sometimes, I […]

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How Jesus Decided On His Disciples

Have you ever wondered how Jesus made the decision about his disciples? Who would you call as your disciple? What kind of characteristics would they have? Let’s consider three important considerations about the disciples of Jesus. First, Jesus spent intense time in prayer before calling the disciples. Luke is the gospel writer who gives us […]

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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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There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. — 1 John 4:18 (NIV)