‘Life apps’

Having Difficult Conversations

Life is filled with difficult situations. I don’t have to tell you that. Most people only have to go a little way into adulthood to realize how difficult life can be. How can you make the most of difficult situations? First, make sure you are doing what you should do. It’s easy to blame the […]

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A Stranger in America

Do you feel like a stranger in America? Not long ago, I heard someone say those exact words. They said it doesn’t seem like I know the country anymore. I feel like a stranger. If that’s the way you feel, the First Epistle of Peter is for you. It’s for you because Simon Peter wrote […]

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Telling Others What You Know

How do we help our friends, family, and neighbors know Christ? We all feel the urgency to share Christ with the people closest to us. We especially want to make sure we’ve done everything within our power to help them go to heaven. What can we do to be effective in this area? First, determine […]

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The Church that Pleases God

It’s fairly easy to look at church through the eyes of selfishness. In fact, it sometimes seems it is the only way people look at church. The apostle Paul noted it as well. He pointed out that he had no one that would look at church except for their own interests. “I have no one […]

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Larry, Darryl, and Darryl

I loved the Newhart show. That sitcom had an amazing number of characters, three of which were brothers named Larry, Darryl, and Darryl. Larry almost always spoke and introduced themselves in this way: “I’m Larry. This is my brother Darryl and this is  my other brother Darryl.” Whenever I think of Larry, Darryl, and Darryl, […]

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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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Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” — Matthew 19:14 (NIV)