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What Jeremiah Taught Me About Serving God

God’s call of Jeremiah to be a prophet (Jeremiah 1:4-10) to the nations is a treasure chest for understanding service to God. Though Jeremiah had no special abilities or background, God called him to go to the nations with the message of God. His call teaches us about serving God. What are those special lessons […]

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The Impact of a Man of God

The prophet Jeremiah lived and prophesied at the most pivotal juncture of the kingdom of Judah. God set apart Jeremiah to be His spokesman to call the Southern Kingdom to repentance and obedience. During this difficult time, Jeremiah stood tall in his faithfulness to God. Who was Jeremiah and what was his impact? First, Jeremiah […]

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What Should A Worship Service Look Like?

If Christians care about anything, it’s our worship services. We have shown that care by our prayers but even more so by our arguments. In many respects we have acted as if we are being the one worshiped rather than God. In 1 Thessalonians 5, Paul instructed the church in Christian conduct, first toward other […]

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What I Learned About “Delight Yourself in the Lord’

Over the weekend, I preached from Psalm 37:4, “Delight yourself in the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart.” I have loved this passage of Scripture because of how it ministered to me through one of my friends at a time when I was struggling. My friend reminded me of this […]

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Be Encouraged

Last month, Martha and I were in a business to make a purchase which took several minutes to complete. We met a delightful man who waited on us and did a good job showing us what we needed to know. After several minutes, I had this intense urge to ask him where he went 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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Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. — Galatians 6:2 (NIV)