‘Christian Living’



Another Look At Galatians 5:22-23

Paul described what it means to live in Christ. If you live in the Spirit, you will not fulfill the works of the flesh. The sinful nature wars against the Spirit, but if you live by the Spirit, you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature. God produces good fruit in the life of […]

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The Highlight Of Our Trip To Israel

Our trip to Israel was led by a wonderful Israeli Christian guide by the name of Makoult. Makoult structured our trip to end on the highest note possible as we went to the Garden Tomb to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord. The Garden Tomb is one of two major sites where Jesus may have been […]

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Our Trip To Israel In Pictures

We fly into New Orleans today after a great trip to Israel. Martha and I agree it’s our best ever for all kinds of reasons. I want to share some of our pictures with you. I’ll add to this later on when I have more time to reflect. As we stood in Jericho looking up […]

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Qumran And The Word Of God

You might not recognize the place we visited yesterday. The name is not found in the Bible and the most important aspect of this place occurred long after the end of Bible times. Yet, Qumran is one of the most important places for the study of the Bible. Qumran is located at the northwest corner […]

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My Sermon From The Garden Of Gethsemene

Sunday Morning I had the privilege to preach the Gospel in one of the most memorable places ever. I preached in the Garden of Gethsemene on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. We know, of course, that Jesus spent the night before the crucifixion praying and preparing for the events of the next day. We […]

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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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Verse of the Day

[To the Church in Laodicea] “To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: These are the words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the ruler of God’s creation. Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. — Revelation 3:14,20 (NIV)