Your Part in Making Easter Better

We–the church–have a wonderful opportunity this Easter to make our worship a blessed time for us and for our guests. Remember that many people come to church at Easter who do not worship at other times of the year. What can you and I do make this a better time? First, participate in worship. Don’t […]

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The Countdown Is On!

Our resurrection celebration Easter weekend is the biggest time of the year at First Baptist Church. The countdown to Easter is on. Now is the time to make plans to attend and to determine those people you will invite to worship with you for those services. Each year more people attend for Easter than any other […]

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You Showed Up!

You showed up at our congregational meeting, and I appreciate your attendance. We met Wednesday night to discuss the recommendation from our architects and to hear a proposal from our Strategy Planning Team (SPT). The Strategy Planning Team, chaired by Jay Sigl, has been tasked with overseeing the planning and construction of our new building. […]

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Please Don’t Miss

A view of church life at First Baptist Covington. First Baptist Church Covington has several important events over the next few weeks. These are important to the church and important for you. Wednesday, March 19, at 6:15 PM. This Wednesday we meet as a church body to hear a presentation from our architects and from […]

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My New Sermon Series for Easter

The cross of Jesus Christ is the central event in all of history. I am thankful to have the opportunity to preach through Easter Sunday about the cross. In the past, I have often preached from the Gospels relating the actual events of the crucifixion. In the coming weeks, I plan to preach from other […]

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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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Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.” — Mark 9:35 (NIV)