‘Christian Living’

One Truth I Wish Every Christian Knew

It’s an understatement to say being a pastor is interesting. It’s very interesting, and every day is different. As a pastor, I teach many truths and concepts. The Bible is a huge book, 66 books of over 1200 chapters covering over a 1000 year time period. Within Scripture, there are many things I want people to […]

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Three Truths to Change Your Life

Do you want to make things better? If you knew things could be better, would you dare to do what it takes to make them better? I didn’t ask if you wanted to change because I’ve found most people don’t want to change. They (we) would like to see a better life. We can have a better life […]

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Can I Really Change?

In yesterday’s post, I challenged myself–and you–to pray for life change in society, in those closest to us, but especially in ourselves. How does life change occur? What can I do to help it take place? First, resolve to change. While God brings change, we must want to see a difference in our lives. This usually […]

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Why Reading the Bible Will Change Your Life

I’ve tried everything I know to get people to read the Bible regularly and with purpose. Those who read my blogs regularly know of the many posts I have written pertaining to reading and following Scripture. One of my most popular blogs described starting your day with God. This is something I believe and practice. […]

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Joseph–Man of Action

It’s hard not to admire Joseph. After all, he could have walked away. Angels appearing in dreams? Who would have counseled him to believe Mary? Who would have blamed him for doing what he had determined to do–treat Mary better than she deserved and start over? But Joseph determined to believe God and to man-up […]

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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

[Ask, Seek, Knock] “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. — Matthew 7:7-8 (NIV)