‘Christian Living’



What Every Husband Wants From His Wife Today

What is it that husbands want from their wives today? How about wives from their husbands? Obviously, we all want romance, although husbands and wives generally think of romance differently. Actually, we all want something else even more. The Bible spells it out clearly. Wives, for the most part want to be loved and cherished, […]

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Today, I Am Catholic

Today, I am Catholic. Not because I necessarily agree with many positions of the Roman Catholic Church, but because I believe in religious liberty. There is no right more precious than the right to practice your religious beliefs. We enjoy the freedom of religion–not freedom from religion–as the first of our basic rights. Those who […]

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Is An Awakening Possible For America?

When a place is without a church or a message of hope and redemption, moral conditions will inevitably decline. Today, we are in the midst of severe cultural, moral, and spiritual decline in America. Is it possible that God will bless us again with awakening? That was also the case in the America west of […]

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My Thoughts On The National Prayer Breakfast

Martha and I enjoyed a wonderful experience last week. We traveled to Washington, DC, to attend the National Prayer Breakfast sponsored by members of the House of Representatives and the Senate. We had a great trip, traveling with Michael and Donna Sprague and Joey and Gwen LaCoste. We enjoyed the fellowship and we enjoyed the […]

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Praying For An Awakening

Like many of you, I am praying for spiritual awakening. I am praying for it in my church, in Louisiana, and in America. What would a spiritual awakening resemble? There are two concrete examples for spiritual awakening in America. The first began in 1734. The second took place approximately 1792-1840. Jonathan Edwards is generally described […]

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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

But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over Jacob’s descendants forever; his kingdom will never end.” — Luke 1:30-33 (NIV)