‘Christian Living’

Planned Parenthood and the Value of Life

You’ve probably heard the recent allegations concerning Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood is the nation’s largest abortion provider. In addition to its donations and charges, the organization receives half a  billion dollars from federal and state governments. Last week a tape surfaced which was secretly recorded with the senior director of medical services of Planned Parenthood […]

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Seven Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

I don’t take any sleep medication, but I know sometimes it’s hard to sleep. I never have trouble going to sleep, but I often have difficulty staying asleep. My difficulty usually has to do with waking up in the middle of the night worried or stressed about something. How do you handle such stress? How […]

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Three Essential Steps for Living in Peace

Last week I received an unusual request. Not unusual concerning the subject, but unusual because the person who asked wanted to know detailed steps to having peace in her life. Sometimes the requests I get are kind of like the desire to lose weight. We all want to lose weight, we just don’t want to […]

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When You Feel Like Giving Up

Sometimes life just seems to be too hard. You’ve probably experienced one of those times in your life. If you haven’t, you probably will. They seem to be universal. Sometimes life becomes so hard we feel like we have no other option than to give up. The apostle Paul knew a whole lot about hard […]

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How Real Is Your Faith?

The Letter of James describes a very practical faith. It has to do with money, worry, trials and troubles, how we speak to one another, and how we treat less fortunate people. James tells us as much as any where in the Bible how to live out a practical faith – – the kind 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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For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. — Philippians 1:21 (NIV)