‘Lagniappe’



A Final Look At A Great Week

It’s hard not to feel good about happy, well-behaved children and loving, Godly leaders. That is what we have experienced this week I want to thank all of you who have volunteered. Each of you has other places to be and other things to do, yet you chose to give this week to children, to […]

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Where We Are

At strategic and important times, I report to the church where we are and where we hope to go. This is one of those times. Beginning last November and especially this past January, First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, has seen the powerful working of God. My hope and prayer is that this is happening in many churches. […]

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Could it happen here?

On this Sunday 2000 years ago, God bestowed His Spirit on His Church. The church has never been the same. God’s bestowal of the Spirit gave the church direction, leadership, power, and fruitfulness. The church moved from the work of a group of disciples to the work of God’s Spirit leading in ways which are […]

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Pentecost Sunday

In all my years in ministry and in the church, I have never celebrated Pentecost Sunday. This year I intend to do so. I hope you will join with me in observing this wonderful day when God sent His Spirit for the blessing of the church. Pentecost occurred seven weeks after the Passover feast. Passover […]

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The Godly Family Makes A Godly Society

Mother’s Day is a wonderful day and weekend of the year. It’s a blessing to see many families spend meaningful time together around the celebration of our mothers. May God bless mothers who seek to raise Godly children in the ways of the Lord. Paul reminded us of the importance of the family—especially of the work of mothers in […]

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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

For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all people. This has now been witnessed to at the proper time. — 1 Timothy 2:5-6 (NIV)