‘Christian Living’



What Kind of Leader Are You?

What makes a good leader? Like a lot of other issues, we can’t always define a “leader,” but we know one when we see one. The ultimate example of a leader is found in Philippians 2. Paul called on the people of Philippi, and ultimately the entire church of the Lord, to take on the […]

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Four Takeaways from the Days of Elijah

Can something that happened 2900 years ago really be relevant for someone growing up today? After all, there are only a few things the same today as 2900 years ago. Let me give you two things that have not changed. Human nature has not changed. A teenager living with an iPhone may seem far different […]

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The Love the World Has Never Known

“You can’t keep people away from where they are loved.” I have made that statement for years as I referred to the church. I believe the statement with all my heart. I now know it doesn’t just refer to the church. It also has to do with your relationships. As your home becomes more and […]

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It Doesn’t Matter What You Believe

“It doesn’t matter what you believe as long as you believe something.” “What you believe will determine how you behave.” These two statements are antithetical to one another. I have heard the first statement all my life. Like “the man upstairs” and a few other popular views of God, this statement comes from the popular […]

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Where Do I Go from Here?

“Where do I go from here?” seems to be the question of life. How many times have you asked yourself, “Where do I go from here?” All this week I have met with people who were asking, “Where do I go from here?” Here are a few of the things I’ve seen happening in the lives […]

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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

[Doing Good to All] Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently. But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted. — Galatians 6:1 (NIV)