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How to Pray for Vacation Bible School

This week starts Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Covington and at many churches across the country. We need you to pray. Here are some ways which are crucial to our making VBS what pleases God. First, pray for the presence of God over all that we do. Evangelist Charles G. Finney famously said: “If […]

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A Weekend of Appreciation

In America, this is Memorial Day weekend, and Monday will be Memorial Day–a day of giving thanks and remembering those who gave their lives in defense of our freedom. You probably know that Memorial Day began sometime in the aftermath of the American War Between the States. Both in the north and the south, there […]

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Come See Our New Place!

We have an open house for our new offices today (Sunday) at 11:00 AM for those who attend Bible Study and Worship earlier and at noon for those who follow the later schedule. We are thrilled about our new office building, and we want to show it to you. While we still have a lot […]

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Moving Forward

Last week as I checked in to vote at my polling place, I was served by a woman I didn’t know but who knew me. She was very friendly and very nice, with warm words about the church. As I began to enter the voting booth, she asked a question I’ve been asked many times […]

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Celebrating Graduates—Celebrating God

Today we celebrate over 40 of our young people who are graduating from high school. What a significant day this is – – both for the students and for their parents and guardians. At noon Sunday, our student ministry will host a luncheon for graduates and their families. It’s always a great time to remember […]

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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 what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” — Matthew 16:15-16 (NIV)