Three Ways to Make Your Worship Better

I’ve never believed meeting God just happens. It happens because we seek it and desire it. The Bible tells us to seek God. Here are three ways you can make your worship experience more meaningful for you and especially for your children. First, prepare for worship. For this weekend that means turning your clock back […]

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Things of Which I am Proud

I use each Saturday’s post to speak specifically to my local congregation. Thanks to all of you outside of First Baptist Covington who read. I appreciate your patience as I write to my congregation. Though it seems long and slow, the plans for our new building expansion are moving along quite well. Over the next […]

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Men Who Serve

Each week I write an article to my church. It’s called “Lagniappe,” and it gives a “little something extra” to the congregation. Thanks for reading my posts, and thanks for letting me write today specifically to the members of my congregation. Each year First Baptist Church elects twelve deacons to serve a two year term.  […]

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The “Baker’s Dozen”

My “Lagniappe” is a regular feature of FBC Covington. I have written this like clockwork for 25 years. It is my way of communicating with the congregation about important issues. Lagniappe means “a little something extra,” like a “baker’s dozen.” Thanks for reading. Worship Services Streamed Live I was very pleased last week to hear […]

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Something Old, Something New

We know the world is changing. It always has; it always will. One way the world is changing is our use of technology. We have embraced technology to help us do so many things. Martha routinely sends me a picture of whatever I need to pick up (I’m really challenged in a grocery store). We […]

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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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Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. — Galatians 6:2 (NIV)