‘Christian Living’

Why January is so Hard, and What You Can Do About it

January is hard. It’s just plain hard. I see many people struggling at the first of each year. If you are not one of those people, you have a lot to be thankful for. Yesterday I wrote about choices and the first of the year. Click here to see if this could be helpful to […]

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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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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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Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. — Romans 5:3-4 (NIV)