Are You New to FBC?

Are you new to FBC? Do you want to get connected? For the last few months we have seen many new people coming to First Baptist Church. I want you to know you are welcome, and we want you to get closely connected to our body of believers. We’ve learned that getting involved in a […]

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It’s Been A Good Week

It’s been a good week. It’s always nice when you get back into a routine and structure. The beginning of school seems to do that for us. It’s also been good to have so many people back at church and so many new people with us. Over the last several months we’ve seen an increase […]

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Gameday is Coming!

This weekend begins a new¬†sermon series for our church. It’s called Gameday and it looks at people who make a difference, people who are real playmakers. Like many of you I am ready for football season. July gets really long, but August reminds us football is near. The Saints are in training camp and college […]

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Do Deacons Matter?

Let me give you two main reasons why it’s important for you to nominate men to serve as deacons and why it’s important for you to pray about who will be elected. First, deacons are Scriptural. In the New Testament, we find two offices in the church. The first is that of pastors, elders, bishops, […]

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Ready to be Back Home

Martha and I have enjoyed our time away immensely, and we are looking forward to being back with you next weekend. We have used the time to rest, think, pray, and read. We have also used the time to be with family and simply to chill. We have had time to spend with God, contemplating […]

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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 the Church in Laodicea] “To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: These are the words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the ruler of God’s creation. Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. — Revelation 3:14,20 (NIV)