‘Life apps’

What Matters to God?

Yesterday I preached from Ephesians 5:1–6, a passage of Scripture that deals with the importance of holy living by shunning immorality, impurity, and greed. The passage shows the significance of removing those things from our lives. Paul said that we all know that no one who does these things can enter into the kingdom of […]

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How Do I Get to the Next Level?

How do I get to the next level? When you are a teenager, adulthood seems to be all one big event – – once you get married and have a family everything is the same for the rest of your life! If only it were that easy! Life is filled with change, and the change […]

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God’ s Message to His Church

Paul’s letter to the Ephesians is a letter to the church both then and now. It’s a letter the church must study and take to heart. It is God’s message to his church. We do well when we seek God’s guidance for his church through Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. Paul’s letter is simple in […]

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You Must Be Willing to Change

Change is absolutely essential in the life of a believer. God calls us to make the ultimate change by giving up our pride and trusting Christ. Once we have yielded to Christ, we are called to participate with God in our sanctification as we grow more and more like Christ. Our desire to become like […]

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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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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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[Trials and Temptations] Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. — James 1:2-3 (NIV)