‘Christian Living’



Three Astounding Teachings of Jesus

Almost everything Jesus said was astounding. We shouldn’t be surprised at this because of who made the statements and what He was talking about. Jesus was the Son of God who gave us principles for the Kingdom of God. People who talk about the facts of this life often make unusual or impactful statements, but […]

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Does This Make Sense to You?

Over the years I have noticed a strange phenomenon. I have seen this phenomenon enough times to know that it is true, but it still doesn’t make any sense to me. Here’s the strange behavior. After Easter less people attend church than before Easter. This happens regularly where I lead. I have noticed it repeatedly […]

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Should the Church Major on Prediction or Proclamation?

The Ascension of Jesus into heaven provided the disciples and the church with major insight. As Jesus ministered to His followers during the forty days of His resurrection, He spoke to them about the kingdom of God and the Holy Spirit. He told them to wait. Their waiting provided amazing insights into who He was […]

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What to Do While You Wait

Is anything more difficult than being patient? One of my least favorite activities is to wait. Most of us want action. We want to move on and get things done. Unfortunately, we have plenty of times when we have to wait. We all understand, “Be still, and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10), but we […]

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Why the Ascension of Christ Matters

Christians don’t often emphasize the ascension of Jesus. We rightly celebrate and remember His birth, crucifixion, and resurrection. We even emphasize and remember the birth of the church on the day of Pentecost, but we rarely celebrate or think about his ascension. The ascension is found only one time among the four Gospels. Luke ended […]

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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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For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” — Luke 19:10 (NIV)