I Have Good News!

As we begin our building expansion, I have really good news. First, some background. We will use funds borrowed from First NBC Bank, the general budget of the church, and free will funds (the Rise Up! Campaign) given by the congregation to complete the expansion of our campus. The expansion will double the amount of space we now have. We have looked forward […]

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Mark Your Calendar for an Exciting Day!

Mark your calendar for an exciting date! As you have already seen, we have started construction of the expansion to our building. We are excited to hold a groundbreaking ceremony Sunday, January 31, 2016, at 12 noon on the front lawn of First Baptist Church Covington. We hope you, your family, and your guests will […]

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Let’s Start the New Year Off Right!

Let’s start the new year off right! I like new beginnings; I think most people do. There is something about starting over and beginning again that appeals to us. I always like the beginning of a new year for that reason. So, what is it that we should seek new for this year? Let me […]

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Sermons for 2016

What will 2016 be like? We know what we’re dealing with now; what will we have to face in the new year? Though we don’t know what we will face, we know God through His Word has prepared us for whatever we will experience. Two emphases we will explore in 2016 are Holiness and Godliness. […]

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Christmas and the New Year

Everybody loves Christmas. At least, I know I do. Though our lives have changed as we’ve moved from children to grandchildren and now an empty nest, I still get very excited about Christmas. I hope you do as well, and I pray God will bless you with a meaningful Christmas time. Let me remind you […]

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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)