‘Pastoral Leadership’



Is Valentine’s Day a Christian Holiday?

Although there is plenty of debate, we don’t know a lot about who Saint Valentine was nor do we know how Valentine’s Day became what it is today. I did hear someone say that we can surely say that Saint Valentine was good for Saint Hallmark. Is Valentine’s Day a Christian holiday? Should it be one? […]

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What Does Your Reputation Say About You?

“If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of me”–Dwight L. Moody. “I remember being moved when I read the last will and testament of the late J. P. Morgan. He is noted as perhaps the most influential banker in history. I have often wondered about the reaction of his children […]

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Four Things A Pastor Never Wants to Teach His People

John Maxwell famously stated: “Everything rises and falls on leadership.” In churches, we know this to be true: a church becomes like its leadership. When the leadership is good, positive, and effective, the church grows in health and significance. When the leadership is weak and ineffective, the church suffers with unhealthy behaviors. What is it […]

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Intimacy with God

“They will receive blessing from the Lord and vindication from God their Savior. Such is the generation of those who seek him, who seek your face, God of Jacob”–Psalm 24:5-6. “On one hand, to ‘receive blessing from the Lord’ we must ‘seek the face of the God of Jacob’ (Psalm 24:5, 6). Then, when we […]

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A Simple Way to Approach Big Projects

Martha and I have two daughters and we have been through two wonderful weddings. Each was a big project for us and for our family. Most of us have big projects. How can we approach them so that we handle them effectively and keep them from stressing us out? Here is my simple approach 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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But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one. — 2 Thessalonians 3:3 (NIV)