‘Christian Living’

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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The Most Solemn and Significant Time of the Year

For Christians, today begins the most solemn and significant time of the year – – the weeks leading up to Resurrection Sunday. For many Christians this is a time of fasting and prayer. For all Christians, it is a time of deep reflection as we remember how our Lord voluntarily gave Himself on the cross […]

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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

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. — Jeremiah 29:11-13 (NIV)