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It’s A Boy!

Martha and I were blessed to be awakened 4:30 Friday morning by hearing Emily say, “We’re on the way to the hospital.” Within an hour we were on our way to the hospital in Sugar Land, Texas, as well. It was a wonderful ride to the Houston area, especially after hearing Brad say that the […]

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A Final Look At A Great Week

It’s hard not to feel good about happy, well-behaved children and loving, Godly leaders. That is what we have experienced this week I want to thank all of you who have volunteered. Each of you has other places to be and other things to do, yet you chose to give this week to children, to […]

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Quotations You Can Use (June 8, 2012)

“How would Jesus run for President? He would ask us to judge our opponents by their works (Matthew 7:16-20), but he would not slander or lie about them (Matt. 15:19). If they attacked him, he would love them and pray for them (Matt. 5:44). In short, he would treat others as he would want to […]

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VBS–A Unique Opportunity

We’ve had a great week for Vacation Bible School–great kids, great leaders, and a great purpose. Vacation Bible School is a great opportunity for churches. VBS takes a tremendous amount of energy, expense, and time, but I believe VBS is one of the most important weeks of the year. What kind of opportunity does it […]

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The Greatest Teammate Ever

My guess is you’ve never heard of Jack Twyman. I know I haven’t. Now, I’ll never forget him. Sporting News called him the greatest teammate in the history of the NBA. Jack Twyman played for the Cincinnati Royals beginning in 1958. He was a great basketball player. He played sixteen seasons and was inducted into […]

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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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May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. — Psalm 19:14 (NIV)