Author Archive
for: ‘Waylon’



Teach Us To Pray

Prayer is universally accepted as normative for Christians. Christians pray, and most non-Christians pray to some god or the other. In one of the strangest facts ever, I read somewhere that a large number of atheists pray! While Christians certainly believe in prayer, we seem to do very little praying with power. I, for one, […]

Read More

We Choose To Because It Is Hard

Over the Mardi Gras break part of our larger family visited Florida. One of their stops was Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center. They enjoyed an unusual tour of the giant building that we all see when a rocket or the space shuttle is launched. The grandsons had multiple stories to tell about the […]

Read More

Quotes You Can Use (March 2, 2012)

“Jeremiah. . .experienced God’s word to be of great power, like a fire that scorches and like a hammer that breaks rocks. J.B. Phillips said somewhere that while he was doing his well-known trnslation of the New Testament, he often felt like an electrician working on the wiring of a house with the power on”–Dallas […]

Read More

Linsanity

What is the fascination with Jeremy Lin? If you don’t know who Jeremy Lin is, you are one of the few people. Lin is the point guard of the New York Knicks. Earlier this season, Lin was sleeping on his brother’s couch. Now he is one of the biggest names in sports. How big is […]

Read More

Is There An Unpardonable Sin?

Is there such a thing as an unpardonable sin? Is there some sin so heinous that it cannot be forgiven? I get asked this question often, and often we somehow expect that there are sins that simply cannot be forgiven. Sometimes, the question has to do with who can go to heaven. Over the next few […]

Read More

Subscribe To Waylon’s Blog

About Waylon

I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

Read More

Recent Tweets

    No public Twitter messages.

Verse of the Day

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. — Romans 1:16 (NIV)