‘Christian Living’



How to Fix Most Anything

Those who know me best will smile at what I’m about to say: I am not a fixer – upper. I don’t like to fix things, and I don’t know how to fix things. My dad worked very hard at running his business, and he let other people take care of the little things. It […]

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Seven Steps to Overcoming Temptation

Everybody experiences temptation toward sin. It is one of the few things in life that is common to everyone on earth. Of course, people who don’t know God really don’t know they are being tempted. They are simply doing what actually seems right and normal to them. They are defenseless against temptation; they do not […]

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Living at Peace in a Fighting World

The statistics are astounding. They’re actually hard to believe. The world is at war today, and it has always been at war. Our sin nature makes the human race prone to war. Since Cain killed Abel, we have been at war with each other and at war with God. These are the statistics: since 3500 […]

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Playboy and Pornography

Last week Playboy Magazine made what seemed to be a startling announcement. Beginning immediately Playboy determined no longer to feature or print the photos of nude women. Has Playboy changed? Did it all of a sudden come to terms with all of the havoc it has played in society? Did the company decide to be […]

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The Pope’s Visit to America

I didn’t catch all the coverage last week about the pope’s visit to America, but I did keep up with the headlines. It was amazing to see the interest of so many people – – even non-religious people – – in the visit of Pope Francis to the United States. Two of the emphases 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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Verse of the Day

Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me. — Psalm 51:12 (NIV)