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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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It is the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

I agree with the songwriter that “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Most of us would agree with that statement to some degree. After all, families get together, people wish each other a “Merry Christmas,” and we give presents to people we wouldn’t normally seek to bless. But I think of it as […]

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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

For the director of music. Of David. The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good. — Psalm 14:1 (NIV)