‘Christian Living’



My Sermon From The Garden Of Gethsemene

Sunday Morning I had the privilege to preach the Gospel in one of the most memorable places ever. I preached in the Garden of Gethsemene on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. We know, of course, that Jesus spent the night before the crucifixion praying and preparing for the events of the next day. We […]

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A Look At Galatians 5:22-23

I believe all Christians should memorize, pray, and meditate on Galatians 5:22-23. These verses give Paul’s promise for every believer. The indwelling Holy Spirit produces spiritual fruit which blesses our lives and changes us for the better. This is Paul’s hope-filled message: “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, […]

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Our Trip To Israel–Day Two

Martha and I are really enjoying our trip to Israel. Based on the first three days of the entire trip, this may be the best trip we’ve experienced. We are blessed to have 45 wonderful people with us and a great guide and bus driver. We were privileged today to get to go to the […]

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Our First Day In Israel

Martha and I are blessed to join 45 other folks from around the south for a wonderful trip to Israel. We arrived Wednesday afternoon (Israeli Daylight Time) after a flight from New Orleans to Philadelphia and non-stop to Tel-Aviv. I am always excited about the trip to Israel. This is my fifth trip and it […]

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You Are What You Eat

My mother had a favorite saying: “You are what you eat, and you are what you think.” I’ve thought about the last part of that stateement¬†over the years. You really are what you think. The Bible is filled with Scripture which talks about renewing the mind. The King James Version of the Bible gives us […]

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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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“I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me— just as the Father knows me and I know the Father—and I lay down my life for the sheep. — John 10:14-15 (NIV)