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Buckets Of Blessings

God’s grace is amazing and His faithfulness is never ending. God’s Word tells us that. I remember the first time that I really “got” that concept. It came from the mouth of my professor, mentor, and later colleague and friend, John Olen Strange. Dr. Strange served as a chaplain in World War II in one […]

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Quotes You Can Use (February 3, 2012)

“Real love is neither weak nor blind”–John Olen Strange. “Guard your heart so you will be protected from those who don’t”–Martha Bailey. Genuine revival/awakening “changes the moral climate of the community”–Leonard Ravenhill. “Atheism is the most daring of all dogmas, for it is the assertion of a universal negative”–G.K. Chesterton. “Jesus is the enemy of […]

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Do You Know What Today Is?

I remember reading a story several years ago of a woman who was getting ready for work. Her husband was already dressed for work and was in the kitchen getting ready to eat. She came into the kitchen and cheerily asked: “Do you know what today is?” He didn’t know quite what to say but […]

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Top Posts For 2011 #9

One of the first posts that I wrote became a popular post early on and continues even now. Public speaking frightens us gravely and rewards us immensely. All you have to do is look at the Republican presidential debates. People notice public speaking. The person who can speak well gets noticed and heard. Think of […]

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Praying For An Awakening

Like many of you, I am praying for spiritual awakening. I am praying for it in my church, in Louisiana, and in America. What would a spiritual awakening resemble? There are two concrete examples for spiritual awakening in America. The first began in 1734. The second took place approximately 1792-1840. Jonathan Edwards is generally described […]

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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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Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. — Romans 5:3-4 (NIV)