‘Pastoral Leadership’



Quotes You Can Use (February 24, 2012)

“I cannot describe it, I seldom refer to it, it is almost too sacred an experience to name. . . . I can only say God revealed Himself to me, and I had such an experience of His love that I had to ask Him to stay His hand. I went to preaching again. The […]

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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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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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[The Birth of Jesus Foretold] In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” — Luke 1:26-28 (NIV)