‘Christian Living’



What We All Need

Yesterday morning I started my day with just what I needed. First, I spent time with God, praying for the day and all the things I had to get done. Then I prayed for discernment and understanding to deal with some very difficult issues. You can read about some of those issues here. Then, almost […]

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Why Was “the Good Hand of God” on Nehemiah?

Of all the things that impress me about Nehemiah, “the good hand of God” intrigues me more than anything else. After Nehemiah had fasted and prayed about what God had placed on his heart to do for Jerusalem, he went to the king of Persia and asked permission to rebuild Jerusalem. The king gave his permission […]

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Me and My Messy Desk

Yesterday morning I spoke to many of our men at our Tuesday Men’s Breakfast. They are very interested in what they should do in service to God and how they should do it. They want to know how to make the most of every opportunity (Colossians 4:5). They know that emergencies, responsibilities, and life itself […]

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Don’t Waste Your Time

Several years ago I read an article with a title something like this, “Five ways Not to Manage Your Time.“ I’m not sure that was the exact title but that was the idea. The author wanted to point out ways  that keep us from getting the most out of the time we work and serve. […]

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Imprinting the Next Generation

Is anything more important than imparting the good news of God to the next generation? This week we had the Evangelism Conference for Louisiana Baptists meeting on our church campus. The theme for the conference concerned imprinting the next generation. What does this mean and how do we do it? Here are some of the […]

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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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Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness. — Proverbs 14:22 (NIV)