Ten Years Later

We’re not celebrating Hurricane Katrina today, but we are remembering what turned out to be one of the single most significant events in most of our lives. We are remembering over 1300 people in our area who died. We are remembering the many people who lost homes and businesses and whose lives were redirected because […]

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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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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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And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them. — 1 John 4:16 (NIV)