‘Christian Living’

Have You Missed This Significant Event in the Life of Jesus?

Have you missed the significance of one of the most important events in the earthly life of Jesus? I’m thinking of the transfiguration of Jesus. Luke 9 records this most important event. Eight days after the confession of Simon Peter and the other disciples that Jesus was “The Christ of God,” Jesus took Peter, James, […]

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Five Actions to Make You a Better Christian

I so much want to please God and to be what He wants. How can I become a more dedicated follower of Christ? Many passages of Scripture could be used to answer this question. One of the most meaningful is 1 Peter 1:22-2:3. In this passage Simon Peter calls on those believers who have been […]

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Women and the Bible

I don’t have to tell you that the subject of women and the Bible is a big deal. We hear and read of this issue almost everywhere we turn. What can we learn? Let’s be real. A blog of 500 words is not going to cover the subject of women in the Bible, but we […]

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Center Stage

When God created the universe, the creation of human beings took center stage. Genesis one and two both speak of the creation of humans. Each account puts the man and woman at the center of everything. In Genesis 1, God speaks of the creation from the point of view of the universe. He brought everything […]

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Learning How to Start Over

Yesterday I asked the question, “How do I get to the next level?” We examined Paul’s words to the Ephesians encouraging them to put off the old nature and to put on the new nature in Christ. “You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which […]

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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

May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. — Romans 15:5-6 (NIV)