‘Christian Living’



Struggling With Your Fear

Fear is a bully that hounds us until it destroys us. When we give into our fear, it grows and becomes even more menacing. You must deal with your fear. Here are some practical ways to help as you struggle with your fear. 1. Think through your fear. Why are you afraid? What do you […]

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How NOT To Talk With Your Friends About Faith

We all know the necessity of talking correctly as we speak to our friends about faith. God tells us to “Live wisely among those who are not believers, and make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be gracious and attractive so that you will have the right response for everyone “(Colossians 4:2-6). Recently, […]

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Can I Really “Count It All Joy?”

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about trials, troubles, and difficulties. I’ve been teaching about troubles, and I have thought very much about the testing of our faith. James wrote about testing (James 1:2-4). Isn’t it amazing that almost the first words of his letter to the dispersed believers was about trials? This was a group […]

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My Faith Has Been Tested

I can count on it. It always happens. Yesterday I wrote about “my greatest stress reliever.” My blog had to do with the wonderful experience I had with God Monday morning. I spent time in praise and worship and in prayer and Bible reading. It was a blessing to my life, and I experienced resting […]

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My Greatest Stress Reliever

I am doing as much as I have ever done in my life. I am continuing to preach three times on Sunday, once on Saturday, once on Tuesday and once on Wednesday. I am working as many hours as I have ever worked. I have less stress than I have ever had. I am amazed and […]

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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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Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. — John 14:6 (NIV)