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I Have Really Good News

I have really good news. As most of you know, we have been searching for worship leaders since July 2016. During this time we have interviewed, listened, and prayed. We continue to seek those people who will lead us in the future. We are looking for two different worship leaders, one to lead our present […]

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Our July Schedule

As we get closer to our new Bible Fellowship Group and Worship schedule, the more we have to adapt our present building for the new times and places we will meet. Please remember we begin the new schedule with worship at 6:00 PM Saturday September 9,  and 9:30 and 11:00 Sunday September 10 (the Sunday […]

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Looking Toward the Future

This has been quite a week. Here are three items you need to know. First, we had a great week of Vacation Bible School. We enrolled almost 1400 children and adults. We saw many children pray to receive Christ, and we are looking forward to following up on their decisions. On Thursday morning, one of […]

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Next Gen VBS!

VBS begins Monday morning! In case you are new to church, especially to First Baptist Church, you may not know the significance of Vacation Bible School. Vacation Bible School is one of our Next Generation (Next Gen) ministries. In VBS, we teach Scripture, life, and Jesus to over 1,000 students age 4-6th graders. VBS gives […]

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Much Given–Much Required

Last week I took one of our members to view the new construction. Because of what he is doing, he definitely needed to see the building first-hand in order to get a feel for the size and scope of the work. The word he used more than any other was “amazing.” When I took Martha (my wife) […]

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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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Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord. — Ephesians 6:4 (NIV)