Important–And Exciting–Days Ahead

This has been an exciting time in the life of FBC. First, we have had our best year ever in four categories–total attendance, Bible Study attendance, giving, and baptisms. In my estimation, our church health is at an all time high as well. We certainly have much for which to be thankful. Second, we are […]

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Rise Up! Is Moving Quickly

Events are moving fast–at least for me anyway. These are the events and decisions you need to know about our Rise Up! Capital Campaign. First, our Reveal Gatherings have been great to this point. Our first three meetings were for those in the leadership of the church–deacons, Bible Fellowship leaders, ministry team members, and other […]

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A Rise Up! Kind Of Day

We have a big day planned for October 26-27 (next weekend), and we hope you will be part of it. As part of our Rise Up! Campaign we have scheduled a High Attendance Day for our Bible Fellowship Groups and our worship Services. We hope you will make every effort to attend. We are trending […]

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Worship With A Purpose

Last weekend we began a new sermon series from the Prophecy of Malachi. In four short chapters, Malachi looked at worship from almost every angle. He spoke about those who worship and the attitude they brought with them to the time and place of worship. He had strong words for those who lead others in […]

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Decisions Which Will Affect The Future

Each year First Baptist Church elects twelve deacons to serve a two year term.  The deacons are called by the church to help in pastoral ministry and to model consistent Christian living before the congregation. Pastors (also known as elders and bishops) and deacons are the two scriptural offices in the church.  Therefore, those who […]

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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)