‘Life apps’

Do You Have Goals for Your Life in Christ?

Yesterday I preached about my vision for First Baptist Church. It had to do with “More,” as in more integrity, more caring, more gospel, and more living in the light. I believe the answer to the crisis in America is the church of the Lord Jesus Christ. The answer is not in what the world, […]

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If I Died Tomorrow . . . ?

We’ve all asked ourselves this question. If you knew you were going to die tomorrow, what would you do? This creates a real dilemma within us. First of all, we don’t want to think about dying, at least not for long. In the second place, we know deep down that what we are doing today […]

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Does Marriage Matter?

Several weeks ago I participated in a funeral service where I was blessed to hear a wonderful presentation of the song “Beulah Land.” “Beulah Land” was made popular by a singer named Squire Parsons. It is a song about heaven. After the service, a woman in our congregation asked where “Beulah Land” is found in […]

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It’s Time to Pray for the Oregon Bakers

Last week I saw an interview with Aaron and Melissa Klein, the Oregon couple who own Sweetcakes by Melissa bakery. While I had heard and read of the case, this was the first time I had seen and heard this couple. They are very young and very committed to God. They have five children. I […]

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Will the Supreme Court Decision Harm the Church?

Can the Supreme Court destroy the church in America? A different question – – can evil destroy the church? Will the Supreme Court decision harm the ministry of the church? Many people seem to have predicted the demise of the church in America. I disagree. Frankly, I do agree that nominal and/or cultural Christians may […]

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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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But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one. — 2 Thessalonians 3:3 (NIV)