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When You’re Making Plans . . .

Yesterday I posted the plans that Martha and I have for the new year. We are obviously excited about 2012. Several of our hopes and dreams will culminate this year. It’s fun to see events coming to pass that you have prayed about and hoped for. I hope that you will read “Our plans For […]

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Our Plans for the New Year

Martha and I are excited about 2012. I always like to start something new. When I was a student, I could get really excited about the beginning of a new school year. As a seminary professor both the beginning–and the ending–of the school year brought on a lot of anticipation. We have a big year […]

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What’s Next?

The question for me about Christmas has always been something like this: “What do we do now?” or, “What do we do next?” What happens when the decorations are put away? It’s easy at Christmas simply to ask “What’s next?” without ever really asking what we are going to do about the coming of Christ […]

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Merry Christmas from Martha and Waylon

Martha and I want to wish you a merry Christmas, a Christmas in which you experience the presence of God in your life. We know that we are blessed as a family. We are thankful for our children, sons-in-law, and our wonderful grandchildren. A large part of our blessings has been the opportunity to serve […]

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My Favorite Day of the Year

This is it. Christmas Eve is my absolute favorite day of the year. It always has been. At this point in my life, I’m sure why Christmas Eve means so much to me. If you read to the end of the post, you’ll be able to understand why as well. The reason why it matters to me […]

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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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Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel. — Isaiah 7:14 (NIV)