Reaching a New Generation

Today we are thrilled to have Josh Jordan as our preacher. Josh serves as our collegiate pastor and has been with us for the past five years. Josh works with juniors and seniors in high school, college students, and young adults at FBC. We are seeing gratifying responses to Josh’s ministry. One of the unique […]

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Today at First Baptist Church

Today we are thrilled to have Keith Manuel as our preacher at First Baptist Church. Keith works with the Louisiana Baptist Convention, a statewide network of over 1600 Louisiana Baptist churches connected through mission to help every person in Louisiana find hope through Jesus Christ. Keith’s specific responsibility is to serve with the evangelism team […]

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Freedom Isn’t Always Free

Today we welcome Dr. Rod Masteller to First Baptist Church. Rod will be preaching in all worship services. Rod is a long time pastor and leader of pastors. Most recently, he served for thirteen years as pastor of the Summer Grove Baptist Church of Shreveport, one the leading churches of the Louisiana Baptist Convention. He […]

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The Month of July

Martha and I want to thank you for your gracious concern for us. We are looking forward to our time off during the month of July. You are kind to allow us to be away to refresh. We know as the month comes to a close we will be anxious to get back to serving […]

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Do You Love the Church?

Do you love the church of the Lord Jesus? This is probably a question that shouldn’t have to be asked. The church is the body of Christ, the family of God, and the beautiful bride of Christ. These are metaphors God chose, not me or you. He loves the church and because He loves 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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Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord. — Ephesians 6:4 (NIV)