‘Lagniappe’



Searching God’s Will For The Church

Obviously and completely, a church should seek God’s guidance and direction. Church cannot be what I want or what I think, it must be about God and His desires for His local body of believers. In all our ways we should acknowledge Him in order that He may direct our paths (Proverbs 3:5-6). As we […]

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Things I Am Thankful For

All of us have many things for which we need to express gratitude. It is so easy to take our blessings for granted. Here are two things related to First Baptist Church for which I am thankful. First, I am thankful for the beautiful worship services last week when so many people made commitments to […]

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Three Things I Care About

As a pastor of a church, people often want to know what I enjoy doing or what matters to me. They often mean, “what are your hobbies and what do you like to do just for fun?” It’s important, of course, for those who attend FBC Covington and worship with me to know those kinds […]

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Thank You For Caring

I want to thank all of you who came to our Rise Up! Reveal Gatherings. Your willingness to give the time and the effort to attend encouraged all of those on the pastoral team as well as the Strategy Planning Team and the leadership for the capital campaign. Thank you for caring about the future […]

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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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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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Verse of the Day

Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ — Matthew 22:37-39 (NIV)