Thanks for a Great Beginning!

Thanks for a great beginning! I want to thank you for participating with us last week in our groundbreaking ceremony for our expansion to the campus of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana. We had a large number of people who stayed and participated in the ceremony. I am especially thankful for Parish President Pat Brister, […]

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A Word to Our Guests

Sunday, January 31, 2016, is our formal groundbreaking for our church expansion. This is my Lagniappe for this weekend. Thank you for worshiping with us today at First Baptist Church. This is a special day for us, and we thank you for joining with us. This day marks another step forward in fulfilling the dream […]

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How We’re Going to Build our New Buildings

Anytime a church goes through a building process, the church has to know how it’s going to be done. Let me remind you of the process we have adopted. We are now in the first part of our process. We are getting everything ready to begin the process of building the buildings. At this point, […]

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I Have Good News!

As we begin our building expansion, I have really good news. First, some background. We will use funds borrowed from First NBC Bank, the general budget of the church, and free will funds (the Rise Up! Campaign) given by the congregation to complete the expansion of our campus. The expansion will double the amount of space we now have. We have looked forward […]

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Mark Your Calendar for an Exciting Day!

Mark your calendar for an exciting date! As you have already seen, we have started construction of the expansion to our building. We are excited to hold a groundbreaking ceremony Sunday, January 31, 2016, at 12 noon on the front lawn of First Baptist Church Covington. We hope you, your family, and your guests will […]

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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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[The Birth of Jesus Foretold] In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” — Luke 1:26-28 (NIV)