‘Life apps’

Four Truths Every Christian Should Know

Paul’s letter to the church at Corinth contains one of my favorite passages of Scripture. He wrote to the Corinthian’s about “resurrection life.” 2 Corinthians 4:13–5:22 contains life-giving truths.What is it that every Christian should know? First, every Christian should know the source of our hope. We are justified by faith in Christ. Because one man (Christ) […]

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Four Truths about Holiness

A friend of mine said: “Holiness is a difficult concept to get my mind around.” I agree with him completely. Here are four truths to help you get your mind about God’s call for holiness. First, holiness matters to God. Throughout Scripture we read the call to be holy. In Leviticus, God repeatedly called on […]

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What the New Year Holds

Starting a new year is always interesting. It’s interesting because it’s new. I love the beginning of a new year. I feel that anything’s possible. I love to begin again. The new year is also interesting because of the all the articles that tell us “trends for the new year” and “events that are certain […]

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Christmas Should Be All Year

“Christmas should be a year-round celebration.” I said those words to Martha and she looked at me skeptically and said: “women are going to stop reading right now and delete your post.” I don’t mean that the hoopla of Christmas should be year round. That would be too much. We couldn’t take the shopping, the […]

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Three Truths of Christmas

We all know a lot about Christmas. We spend a huge amount of time preparing for it, saving up to buy gifts, and celebrating this time of the year. But there may be many things we really don’t know about Christmas. What is it God shows us about Christmas? First, Christmas is God’s plan 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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Verse of the Day

But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over Jacob’s descendants forever; his kingdom will never end.” — Luke 1:30-33 (NIV)