‘Christian Living’

It’s January, and it’s Hard

Yesterday my phone “rang off the hook.” Do phones still ring? Do they have hooks? You get the idea. My phone rang because the holidays are over and we still have tremendous needs. It’s January, and it’s hard. The calls had to do with life. Fitness gyms and counselors have the month of January in […]

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The Biggest Question of the New Year

What will make your new year better than last year? What is it that will determine whether you will see progress or regress? I believe there’s one question that is bigger than any others. “Am I looking at God or the grasshoppers?” When God had the people of Israel ready to take the land He […]

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Four steps for Making Good Decisions

Some people make really good decisions. I am always amazed at these folks. What do they do that makes them able to make good, long lasting decisions? Here are four steps that many people follow to help them make wise decisions. First, they submit everything to God in prayer. The apostle Paul gave us a […]

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Do You Know These Verses?

Last week Christianity Today magazine published a list of the favorite verses of people around the world. You might be surprised at this list (for example, John 3:16 didn’t make the cut) or you might not. It’s certainly not a scientific survey, but it does represent the thoughts of many believers. These top ten verses […]

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My Christmas Prayer

Martha and I wish you a merry Christmas! We are anticipating a wonderful time with our church and our family. We pray that God will bless you with His wonderful presence as well. At this time of Christmas hope, it seems that America needs hope like never before in my lifetime. This is my Christmas […]

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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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For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. — Philippians 1:21 (NIV)