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Happy New Year!

I hope you’ve had a great time these last two weeks. We’ve had a wonderful time with family and a wonderful time of worship Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We’ve enjoyed having Brad and Emily and Reagan and Luke with us since Christmas night. The weather was great the first part of the week, and […]

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Don’t Forget Church!

We all have a lot going on this week. Just in my own life I’ve made a quick trip to Alabama to visit my mother and have returned to be with my family from Covington and those visiting from Alabama and Florida. Making all these trips, buying gifts, preparing great meals, and generally getting everything […]

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Starting With A Bang!

I know it’s not Christmas yet, but I am already excited about the new sermon series for the beginning of the new year. 2017 will be special for many reasons. For the folks at First Baptist Covington, we will open our preschool and children’s areas late in 2017 (possibly in the early fall). This will […]

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The Amazing Life of Lottie Moon

Each year my denomination (the Southern Baptist Convention) asks its member churches to take an offering for International Missions. Each year the 45,000 churches affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention give over $150,000,000 for missions around the world. This year the convention hopes to reach the $175,000,000 mark. Along with their giving on a weekly […]

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Almost 500!

I have good news–our Forward! Capital Campaign is approaching 500 commitments! These are 500 commitments to give, pray, and seek God and then to follow God’s direction. A capital campaign is never only about giving; it is about being open to God and letting God show you what He can do through you and His church. […]

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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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[Ask, Seek, Knock] “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. — Matthew 7:7-8 (NIV)