‘Christian Living’



It’s Here!

Martha Bailey’s new book, It Hurts But I’m Okay is available and will be released today at Martha’s regular Wednesday Bible Study at The ROC of First Baptist Church, Covington. We’re all excited about the book. I have read it, of course, and it’s very good. (I could be biased as well). This is a book […]

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You Do Not Have To Be Afraid

I have a new friend and fellow believer who is dealing with guilt from the past and fear about the future. Because of the forgiveness that comes from the work of Christ on the cross, he no longer deals with his guilt. What he hasn’t yet learned–but will quickly–is that he no longer has to […]

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Correct Your Blind Spots

We all have blind spots–some are literal and some are mental, emotional, or even spiritual. This post is about both kinds. The first is about that literal blind spot, you know the one that you have in driving. It’s a persistent and dangerous problem. When you come to the point of changing lanes, you have […]

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Obedience and Prayer

Our faithlessness affects our fruitfulness. This is clear at every point in the Scripture. My study of the Old Testament has led me to many conclusions. Here is one that jumps out at me–God wants us to do as He leads and in the way that he directs. Our disobedience keeps us from experiencing the power of […]

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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, […]

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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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So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. — Isaiah 41:10 (NIV)