‘Lagniappe’



What Impressed Me About VBS, FBC Style

  I’ve always been impressed by Vacation Bible School.  I can remember several important events in VBS from the time when I was a kid.  I remember a story about a POW.  Only a few students knew what a POW was.  We learned a valuable lesson that day about depending on God and knowing that God would […]

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Why I Want to Write a Blog

Have I lost my mind?  Why would I want to add to my workload by writing a blog? Maybe I shouldn’t be the one to determine whether or not I’ve lost my mind, but I can answer why I want to write a blog. First, let me give the spiritual answer.  This is the most important […]

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More Really Good News

In March 2001, First Baptist Church moved its main worship and ministry location from its 90 plus year address in downtown Covington to our present 43 acre campus. Churches that relocate face special problems.  First, people are attached to the old location.  My family certainly was.  It was all that we knew for church.  Our daughter was […]

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Events Worth Mentioning

Shane Booker Called to Serve as Minister to Students Last Sunday night the church met to conduct a congregational meeting.  Included in the meeting was a recommendation from the Personnel Ministry Team to call Shane Booker as our Minister to Students.  Shane received a unanimous vote.  Shane is excited to be here and to be […]

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Meet Shane Booker

Today we welcome Shane, Jessica, and Carson Booker to First Baptist Church.  Shane comes to us in view of a call to serve as our Minister to Students.  We are thankful to be in this position and look forward to hearing Shane for the weekend and at 5:13.  We will meet as a congregation Sunday night to […]

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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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For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. — Ephesians 6:12-13 (NIV)