‘Life apps’

Learning to Live Thankfully

The Bible is clear. God wants us to be thankful. We are to live our lives in thanksgiving and gratitude. Several psalms begin with the exhortation to “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever” (Psalm 136:1). The question, of course, is “how do we get to thankfulness?” Please consider […]

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We Have A Problem

We all have a problem, and everyone knows what it is. How do we remain faithful to Christ? How do we stay strong in our relationship with Him? You may be one of those people who seems to run hot and cold about your faith. You’re either very much involved or not involved at all. […]

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How Do I Respond When Times Are Tough?

How do you respond to difficult situations? We all know life can get you down, and we all know that life presents many, many difficult situations. The key to overcoming difficult situations is how we respond. You can go two ways with your response. One way is to get angry, frustrated, and despondent over your […]

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Four Steps for Living in the Light

We know what Jesus told us to do.  We are the salt of the earth, and we are the light of the world. Therefore, we are called upon to let our light shine before others. This will allow them  to see our good works and glorify the Father who is in heaven (Matthew 5:16). Notice the progression here. […]

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Why Should We Pray?

Prayer is at the center of the life of a Christian. While it would be difficult to dispute the importance of prayer in the life of a believer, we still often feel inadequate when we pray. Even Jesus’ disciples wanted to know how to pray. They asked Jesus to “teach us to pray as John […]

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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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A person finds joy in giving an apt reply— and how good is a timely word! — Proverbs 15:23 (NIV)