Please Welcome Chris Kroll

Today we welcome Chris and Crystal Kroll and their family to First Baptist Church. Chris is visiting with us this weekend in view of a call as our Student Minister. Our Student Minister has pastoral leadership for 7-12 graders and their families. Chris and Crystal will be introduced at all worship services and will have […]

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What Can I Do To Make My Life Better?

There’s one thing we all have in common–we all want a better life. While everyone might define a better life differently, we all want our lives to be better. What can we do to make our lives better? First, we can get on the same page with God. God wants you and me to have blessed […]

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What Can Mary and Joseph Teach Us?

This is my preaching plan for Christmas. I am excited about teaching this to my church. You can view the worship services of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, live by going to the church website www.fbccov.org. Our services are Saturday at 6:00 PM and Sunday at 8:30, 9:45, and 11:00 AM. You can hear the […]

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Coming Events

Each week I write a message to the members of my congregation. It’s called Lagniappe (pronounced lag-yap and meaning “a little something extra”). I’ve done this weekly in all of the churches I have served. These are words specifically for my local congregation, in order to provide as much information as possible. Thanks for reading. […]

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The Next Weeks

Thanks to all of our readers who are participating today. This message is specific to the church I serve, but this post will give you a picture of our church–both how we function and my preaching for the next weeks. Thanks for your patience. The next weeks are going to go by quickly at First […]

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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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A person finds joy in giving an apt reply— and how good is a timely word! — Proverbs 15:23 (NIV)