‘Lagniappe’



The Defining Moment

I saw this headline and it captured my interest: “The Defining Moment of a Capital Campaign.” What do you think the defining moment of a capital campaign would be? Would it be when you begin, when you get key leaders on board, or when you reach the goal? All of those make sense, but that’s […]

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Two Things You Need to Know

One of the things I try to do constantly is to keep you informed about important events in the church as well helping you see the vision and purpose of the church. With that in mind, here are two things you need to know. First, deacons serve as servant leaders of our congregation. While they […]

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It’s Time to Go FORWARD!

You have obviously seen the fast pace of our new construction. The contractors tell us that they are on time and are hopeful to have the educational portion of the building ready next summer. The commons area and the new worship center will be ready early in 2018. It’s exciting to see everything that’s taking […]

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Two Ways You Can Affect the Future at FBC

The Bible tells us about who we are as members of the body of Christ. Paul reminded us that we have one body with many members and these members do not have  the same function. It’s the same in the body of Christ. In Christ we who are many form one body and each member […]

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Can I Give Now?

Last week we were approached by someone who asked: “Will we have an opportunity to make a commitment to help pay for the expansion to our campus?” We smiled and assured them that the opportunity is quickly arriving. Let me share with you the schedule for preparing and equipping the church concerning our Forward! Capital […]

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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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Verse of the Day

Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ — Matthew 22:37-39 (NIV)