‘Christian Living’



My Favorite Day of the Year

This is it. Christmas Eve is my absolute favorite day of the year. It always has been. At this point in my life, I’m sure why Christmas Eve means so much to me. If you read to the end of the post, you’ll be able to understand why as well. The reason why it matters to me […]

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What Makes Following Christ So Different?

What is it about the Christian faith that is so different? The answer to the question would take volumes, but the prophet Jeremiah gives us a brief understanding of the significance of faith in Christ. First, Christ gives us the ability to follow Him and keep His commands. Christ’s work in making us a new creation […]

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Are All Religions Really The Same?

Are all religions the same? It’s an assertion that we hear often. And, in a very limited sense, the assertion is correct. After all, most religions are very similar. They all have prayer, holy writings, offerings, sacrifices, and particular beliefs that are important. When you get beyond the facade, all religions are not the same. […]

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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

[The Birth of Jesus Foretold] In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” — Luke 1:26-28 (NIV)