‘Pastoral Leadership’



Quotes You Can Use (February 17, 2012)

“But now loneliness is loose upon the landscape. It haunts the penthouse and the rectory, the executive suite and the millionaire’s mansion, as well as the barren apartment, the assembly line, the cocktail bar and the city streets. It is, as Mother Teresa of Calcutta, once said, the leprosy of the modern world. A popular […]

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Preaching For Easter And Beyond

Deciding what to preach is almost as difficult as preparing the individual sermons. The good news is that once you have made your decision about a series or a plan you are ready to do the intensive week by week preparation. I have two series for Easter (one before Easter¬†and one that begins Easter Sunday) […]

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Quotes You Can Use (February 10, 2012)

“When God speaks to us, it does not prove that we are righteous or even right. It does not even prove that we have correctly understood what he said. The infallability of the messenger and the message does not guarantee the infallability of our reception. Humility is always in order”–Dallas Willard, Hearing God: Developing a […]

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Quotes You Can Use (February 3, 2012)

“Real love is neither weak nor blind”–John Olen Strange. “Guard your heart so you will be protected from those who don’t”–Martha Bailey. Genuine revival/awakening “changes the moral climate of the community”–Leonard Ravenhill. “Atheism is the most daring of all dogmas, for it is the assertion of a universal negative”–G.K. Chesterton. “Jesus is the enemy of […]

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Top Posts For 2011 #9

One of the first posts that I wrote became a popular post early on and continues even now. Public speaking frightens us gravely and rewards us immensely. All you have to do is look at the Republican presidential debates. People notice public speaking. The person who can speak well gets noticed and heard. Think of […]

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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

Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. — Romans 5:3-4 (NIV)