‘Lagniappe’



Happy Mother’s Day!

Welcome and happy Mother’s Day! We are thankful to have you and your family at our worship services this weekend. We want to follow the Scriptural command to honor our fathers and mothers. Let me take this time to tell you who we are at FBC Covington. We live by this statement: “We exist to […]

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An Historic Time

I am gratified to be able to announce that we will hold a congregational meeting Wednesday, May 11, at 6:30 PM, in the church worship center. This meeting will be for the purpose of hearing a recommendation from our Strategy Planning Team concerning our building expansion. At this meeting, we will view general renderings of […]

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VBS Is Almost Here

God uses His churches to work and minister in different ways in their communities. One way he has called and led FBC Covington to serve is through Vacation Bible School. God has richly blessed this ministry of FBC. Each year 1000 children or so attend our VBS. This year the theme is “Submerged”. VBS will […]

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Getting Closer

An update on our building expansion:

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Our Staffing Structure

Each week I write this article called “Lagniappe.” Lagniappe is a French word that means “a little something extra.” It’s like a “baker’s dozen” or something similar. I’ve been doing this for almost 27 years. You would think I would have run out of subjects by now. Actually, since the church has grown in size […]

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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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To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. He is the one we proclaim, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ. — Colossians 1:27-28 (NIV)