‘Lagniappe’



I Thank My God

When Paul wrote to the church at Philippi he began by expressing his thanks to the church. “I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, thankful for your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now” (Philippians […]

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Church Security

I well remember when and why First Baptist Church, Covington, began church security. It was in the 1990’s long before we moved to our present location in 2001. The incident that precipitated our decision to establish security measures–both internal and external–was a shooting at a Baptist church in Fort Worth, Texas, on a Wednesday night. […]

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What We Are Doing Today

I want to remind you of the significance of what we are doing today. Today, the membership of our church will vote to elect deacons who will serve the church over the next two years. At First Baptist Church, deacons are not administrators. They are leaders and servants who live as examples for the congregation […]

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Things to Know for November and Beyond

Most of you know how “hyper” the last three months have been. We have gone to a (wonderfully successful) new schedule and moved almost every class. We are continuing to work at doing ministry while we wait for construction to be complete. Here are some things you need to know about November. First, the entryways […]

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David Logan to FBC

On Wednesday evening, we met as a congregation to deal with items which must come before the congregation in a business meeting. These are items that define who we are and how we “run” the church. One of those items is to vote to call full-time pastors of FBC. During the meeting Wednesday, we voted […]

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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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Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; — John 11:25 (NIV)