‘Christian Living’

Children Need A Mom and A Dad

Many children are raised by single parents. Many of those parents are hard working, deeply loving parents. They give their very best for their children. If you are one of those parents, I am proud for what you’re doing. Our  church does it’s best to support single parents. We are seeking to do more to encourage […]

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Can My Sins Be Fully and Finally Forgiven?

Today is Yom Kippur, the day of Atonement. It began at sundown yesterday and will conclude at sundown today. This is a really big day for Jews. Jews all over the world are fasting and praying as a sign of seeking God’s forgiveness. The meaning and significance of the Day of Atonement is found in […]

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Three Things You Should Never Leave Undone

There’s a quote–attributed to many people–that goes something like this: “At the end of life you won’t regret what you did as much as what you did not do.” I’m not sure everything you might do in life fits that quote, but we all get the idea. We don’t want to leave things undone in […]

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Christians Are Using the Wrong Words

I believe Christians are using the wrong words. What words are you using to describe your church? If your friends knew nothing about your church except the words you use again and again, how would they describe it? Think about the Christian buzzwords. Maybe the most used words in church are “traditional”, “contemporary,” or “modern.” […]

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Some Things Which Have Blessed My Life

Some things simply bless your life. Here are three which have blessed my life in recent years. Of course, God’s blessings and mercies are new every morning. He is the father of lights and the giver of every good and perfect gift (James 1:17). Therefore, His blessings are myriad in nature. I thank God for such […]

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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

But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over Jacob’s descendants forever; his kingdom will never end.” — Luke 1:30-33 (NIV)