‘Christian Living’

Which Translation Should I Read?

Yesterday, I spoke with a new believer concerning which translation to read (his question not mine). It is the kind of question I often get. I hope you find the discussion helpful. Having taught at a seminary, I know this will generate interesting discussion. At the beginning, you should know this. The only perfect Bible […]

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What Will I Do After Football?

What will I do with myself now that football season is over? I’m not the only one to ask myself this question. I hear it a lot this time of the year. With the Super Bowl complete and a new champion crowned, football is over with for another year. Wait a minute! Silly me. Today […]

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Which Would You Choose?

If you had the choice of living in a new house and a new neighborhood, would you try to find a “good” neighborhood rather than a “bad” one? Would you want to live next to kind, caring, considerate neighbors or brawling, angry, inconsiderate ones? Since we all know the answer to those questions, let me […]

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Twelve Words To Transform Your Life

Expositor Warren Wiersbe ended his discussion of the tongue and the words we speak (James 3:1-12) by giving twelve words which will transform your life. While you could add several words to the list, you can’t argue with his twelve words. You also can’t argue with the power of these words to change you and […]

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Why Is ‘Love’ The Royal Law?

James and Paul agreed that “Love your neigbor as yourself” is the law which sums up all other laws. Paul called on the Galatians to use their freedom to “serve one another in love” because “The entire law is summed up in a single command: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself’” (Galatians 5:12-14). James said: “If […]

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

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Verse of the Day

If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved. — Romans 10:9-10 (NIV)