‘Christian Living’



It’s Tax Day!

It’s tax day and if for any reason you didn’t know it, you may have an unpleasant surprise awaiting you. Late last night I wrote the last check and signed the last return. Amazing, even on those rare occasions when a refund is in order, I still seem to wait until the last minute. Actually […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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“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 […]

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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

[Doing Good to All] Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently. But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted. — Galatians 6:1 (NIV)