‘Life apps’

Worship Is A Participatory Sport

Worship is a participatory “sport.” It’s not something you see or view; it’s something you do. Think of the elemental aspects we know about worship. First, worship is assumed. Everyone needs to worship, and worship must be given to the Creator of the universe. By his example Jesus showed us the necessity of worship. He […]

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Living Out Your Faith

Sometimes the Old Testament gets a “bum rap” for its content and relevance. The New Testament significance is certainly easier to understand. For example, a simple way to explain the New Testament is to describe it as the coming of Christ and how His disciples made Him known. The Old Testament can be summarized in […]

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What Fearing God Does For You

Fearing God is not a popular concept. It probably sounds like something out of the past. Actually it comes straight out of the Scripture. In the Bible it is a phrase which comes as close to describing true religion (in a very positive sense) as possible. It describes holding God in great awe and total […]

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Three Blessings God Wants For You

Among many other ways you can describe the Bible, you can describe it as a book of blessing and blessings. As you read through the Scripture, you begin to see the many ways God wants to bless you. As you study the prophecy of Malachi, you find a number of places where God wants to bless us. First, […]

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What Matters To God?

Do you ever wonder what matters to God? Sometimes we assume God is like us. That is, whatever matters (or doesn’t matter) to us matters to Him. When you look at Scripture, you find this is not the correct assumption. God is not like us at all. He is Spirit; we are human. He is […]

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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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“How great you are, Sovereign LORD! There is no one like you, and there is no God but you, as we have heard with our own ears. — 2 Samuel 7:22 (NIV)