‘Christian Living’



How Do You Become Courageous?

Courage is important. How important is it? The command to be courageous is found throughout the Scripture, but the command concentrates in the person of Joshua.¬†Three times in a span of four verses (Joshua 1:6-9) God commanded Joshua to be strong and couragaeous. Twice God gave Joshua a specific command to be strong and courageous […]

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How To Make Your Life Better

Joshua of the Old Testament was an amazing person. He certainly was not perfect, but he accomplished amazing feats. When you study the life and leadership of Joshua, you learn lessons which can bless you for all of your life. In spite of all those accomplishments, Joshua’s greatest attribute was his obedience to God. Joshua […]

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Receiving God’s Favor

Would you like to have the favor of God over all you do? Would you like to receive His blessings and experience His mercies day by day? Asa, the king of Judah, had the wonderful experience of seeing God at work. The story of Asa’s seeking God and calling on all the people of Judah […]

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Chick-fil-A Saga Intensifies

The firestorm over Dan Cathy’s remarks affirming a biblical view of marriage continued late last week when the mayors of Boston, Chicago, and San Francisco vowed to keep the company out of their cities. If you’ve been on Mars for the last week, you may have missed the headlines. Dan Cathy, the CEO of Chick-fil-A […]

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Renew Your Life By Renewing Your Mind

We all know we are called to be different people than we were in the past. We know we have moved from death into life. We also know we are new creatures, and we are to be conformed to the image of Christ. That’s what we know. How do we live that way? Paul gave […]

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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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Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, now that you have tasted that the Lord is good. — 1 Peter 2:2-3 (NIV)