‘Christian Living’



Taking Another Look At Trouble

Since I was a boy, I have been fascinated with the life of David. I am particularly intrigued about his time as a shepherd. It’s important to know that no one wanted to be a shepherd. The shepherding duties in the family were passed from one child to another as the younger child reached an […]

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Learning To Live At Peace With God and Yourself

This is a verse to teach your children: “The steadfast of mind Thou wilt keep in perfect peace. Because He trusts in Thee” (Isaiah 26:3, NASB). The King James Versison is also very instuctive: “Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.” How do you come […]

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Looking At The Fruit Of The Spirit

Life is made up of choices. Some people even define life as the sum of your choices made over a lifetime. In reality, you only have two basic choices. You can live in the Spirit or you can be controlled by the flesh. Some people choose to be controlled by the flesh, but they would […]

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One Last Look At Our Trip To Israel

A pilgrimage to Israel is intense. The country is extremely small and filled with sights and experiences. On Saturday of our trip within only a few miles we moved from the Sea of Galilee in the north to the south following the Jordan River. For me, the Sea of Galilee is one of the most […]

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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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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

[Life by the Spirit] You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. — Galatians 5:13 (NIV)