We Can Have Another Great Awakening

America’s spiritual heritage has been formed by two great revival periods in history. The First Great Awakening occurred in the 1730s and 1740s and set the tone for what would be the next 300 years in American life. The Second Great Awakening began in the late 1700s and extended to the early 1800s and reinforced […]

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An Opportunity to Make a Difference

Several weeks ago, First Baptist Church was contacted by the New Orleans Baptist Association about an opportunity to do ministry and to make a difference on the Southshore. We have been asked to accept the New Orleans Korean Baptist Church as a campus of our church. As you know, we have a campus located in Metairie […]

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Are You Ready for Easter?

The message of the cross and the resurrection is the zenith of faith in Christ. As Paul said, “And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is worthless; you are still in your sins” (1 Corinthians 15:17). The message of Easter is the message of Living Hope. Between now and Easter we will look at Scripture […]

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What’s New?

Easter  is the most uplifting and hope-filled day of the year. The Apostle Paul strongly indicated that the resurrection of Jesus is the central part of our faith and the part that is indispensable. “If Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile; you are still in your sins” (1 Corinthians 15:17). Without the […]

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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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Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness. — Proverbs 14:22 (NIV)