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Make the Most of Today

You have something that 93% of the people who have ever lived don’t have–today. You have what every king, queen, emperor, CEO, and celebrity of the past would give all their fortune to have–today (James Clear). What are you going to do with this precious time? What are you going to do with this day […]

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Adding Value to Others

James Clear is a favorite writer. He has written about the power of habits and how you develop those powerful habits. Recently he wrote about adding value to other people. He said that before you ask for value you must give value to others. This fits many areas of life. Think about marriages. Most of […]

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2020 in 2020

I have really exciting news. Connect Group attendance January 11-12, 2020, (1744) was  one of the five highest attendances in our history, all of which have occurred in the last six months. Our Worship attendance (2704) that day was the largest we’ve ever had for a day besides Easter, Christmas Eve, and the day we […]

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Special Friends

Years ago we began a special needs ministry when we kept hearing special needs families can’t go to church because churches are not equipped to care for the children. At that time we had a large group of special needs professionals who began this wonderful ministry. I still consider that God began and has sustained […]

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Welcome Adam Watson

Today we welcome Adam and Laura Watson and their family to First Baptist Church. Adam is beginning his ministry with us as our Worship Pastor. As Worship Pastor, Adam will work on our music team alongside our Minister of Music David Logan. Adam will have primary leadership for the 6:00 PM Saturday and 11:00 AM […]

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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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Whoever would foster love covers over an offense, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends. — Proverbs 17:9 (NIV)