‘Christian Living’



Coming Soon!

Yesterday I read an article about blogging. The article is by an author I read regularly. He says in order to be a successful blogger you have to focus your blog on what you are passionate about. The more you narrow your focus, the more you broaden your audience. At least at this point, I […]

Read More

This Wonderful Day

On this wonderful day, I want to take you through a quick look at the picture of the resurrection in Mark’s gospel (Mark 16:1-8). Like all of the gospel accounts of the resurrection, Mark gives us a reasonable look at the events which occurred–events and reactions that point us to the truthfulness that¬†Christ was raised. […]

Read More

The Atheists’ Rally

We were amazed a couple of weeks ago when billboards started showing up with messages celebrating godlessness. My initial reaction questioned why anyone would celebrate godlessness. After all, what do they have to celebrate? Being lost? Alone and without hope? Anger? Agitation? They actually did get together in what organizers called “the largest gathering of […]

Read More

“Not I But Christ”

Paul showed us the heart of the Christian life. We live because Christ lives in us. We can live differently because He lives in us and because we no longer live. In the words of the King James Version, real life is possible because it is Not I but Christ. Paul famously expressed it this […]

Read More

With Hope

“Without hope and without God in the world.” This was Paul’s way of describing the Gentile experience. Would he possibly describe the modern person without God in the same way? “Overflowing with hope.” That is my reading of the substance of Paul’s words to the church at Ephesus (Ephesians 2:11-22). Paul used one succinct verse […]

Read More

Subscribe To Waylon’s Blog

About Waylon

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

Read More

Recent Tweets

    No public Twitter messages.

Verse of the Day

The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your fellow Israelites. You must listen to him. — Deuteronomy 18:15 (NIV)