Time For Football And College

Finally we are approaching the time many of us have been waiting for–the beginning of the new football season. Next week will be a great week. It’s also the time when new and returning college students head off to school. This week one of my favorite members of our youth group came by to tell […]

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How Do You “Train A Child?”

“Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it” (Proverbs 22:6). How do you train a child? Is anything more important than training the next generation? Can this be put off? What can we do to touch the next generation with the gospel and […]

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Opportunities For The Fall

School has started and we are back into the “swing” of doing church. In addition to school starting fresh so does church. We have a number of opportunities for you to grow in your faith. Please look at The Vision or go to fbccov.org to get the complete picture. We have almost any scenario possible […]

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Forgiving And Letting Go

Next week begins a new sermon series about which I am extremely excited. I believe it has the potential to touch all of us and bring us closer to God and closer to one another. Forgiveness is a universal need, not simply one option out of many. All of us–Christians and non-Christians–must be ready to […]

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Questions For God’s People

Rick Warren says the local church is the hope of the world. I fully agree. God works in many ways and according to His plan, but His plan has always been to work through His people. The church is His body called out of the world and called to go into the world with 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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When I said, “My foot is slipping,” your unfailing love, LORD, supported me. When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy. — Psalm 94:18-19 (NIV)