‘Life apps’

What’s Your Priority?

What is your priority? I’ve begun reading a fascinating book entitled Essentialism. Both the title and the major premise of the book take a few minutes to get your mind around. We’re simply not in the practice of trying to discern what is essential in our lives. We’ve all had ingrained in our minds that […]

Read More

Do You Feel Like Quitting?

Sometimes you simply feel like giving up. You say, “I’ve had it. I’ve done all I can do. I quit.” Feeling like you can’t go on doesn’t happen only to weak people or non-Christians. It happens to everyone. It happened to Elijah. At the most inopportune time, Elijah felt like giving up and quitting. He […]

Read More

A Glorious Day

Yesterday was a glorious day. We saw whole families moving forward to stand for Christ in our worship services. We sang praises to God, prayed, gave, read the word, and listened to the word proclaimed. Those elements always make for a glorious day. Then, we went to the Bogue Falaya River in Covington to baptize […]

Read More

Urgent Need–Urgent Prayer

Epaphras provides a great example for pastoral leadership and for an understanding of how you and I can make a difference in the world. Based on what we know, Epaphras served as the pastor of the church at Colossae in what is now Turkey. Apparently, he came to know the Lord under the leadership of […]

Read More

What Else Can One Person Do?

It’s easy to get down on life and down on the world. It’s easy to look at the myriad of problems in our world and wonder out loud “what can one person do?” Yesterday I preached on what one person can do. It was a study of a man in the book of Jeremiah called […]

Read More

Subscribe To Waylon’s Blog

About Waylon

I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

Read More

Recent Tweets

    No public Twitter messages.

Verse of the Day

For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. — Philippians 1:21 (NIV)