‘Lagniappe’



Our Building and Finances

Each week I write this “little something extra” (Lagniappe, pronounced lan-yap) for the members and attenders of First Baptist Church. I use it to keep each one up to date on where we are as a church. As we approach the opening of our new Connection Center (what we have referred to as the Commons) […]

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Welcome to David Logan

Today we have the opportunity to welcome David Logan as our Minister of Music. David was with us Christmas Eve and led the choir and orchestra as well as our congregational singing. The hectic nature of that day didn’t give us the time to welcome him properly. I want to do so with this edition […]

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Getting Ready and Getting Started

Each week I write an article for First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, entitled “Lagniappe” (“a little extra). This is my submission for this last weekend of 2017. We’ve had a wonderful time of worship and celebration in December. Now it’s time to get ready for the opening of our new building (we anticipate late February […]

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It’s Christmas!

Welcome to the Christmas Eve services of First Baptist Church! We have planned for you to worship with us today, and we are very thankful you are here. We hope and pray that you will experience the joy of this place and the joy of knowing and worshiping Christ. What makes Christmas so special for […]

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Our Schedule for the Holidays

Aren’t you amazed at how quickly Christmas has arrived? Let me give you a look at the schedule of First Baptist Church Covington over the next three weeks. We will not have Wednesday activities December 20, 27, or January 3. We will begin with our full slate of classes and ministries Wednesday, January 10. This […]

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I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it. — 1 Corinthians 10:13 (NIV)