‘Questions Christians Ask’



Why It’s More Blessed to Give Than Receive

The Bible clearly states, “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” As Paul planned to sail to Jerusalem, he met with the elders of the church at Ephesus, saying farewell and encouraging them in their work in the Lord. He reminded them of his labor among them over a three year period and […]

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Why This is a “Good Friday”

Christianity has many paradoxes. One of these is that we revere the cross and call the day of our Lord’s brutal execution “good.” Why is this the case? Why is this “Good Friday?” First, this Friday is good because it reveals the love of God for the people of the world. Words cannot possibly demonstrate […]

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Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?

We all wonder why bad things happen to good people. This is one of the biggest questions in Christian apologetics. How do you reconcile a good God and tragic events? My thoughts have turned to this question because I know of many good people who have experienced bad things in recent days. Many of my friends, neighbors, […]

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Should I Fast?

Many people are fasting in the days leading up to Easter Sunday. Should I be fasting as well? Should Christians be fasting during these days? I may give an answer no one would expect, but I believe this is what is found in holy Scripture. Fasting is good and acceptable to God only when it is […]

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Why I Believe the Message of Christmas

We live in a day in which many people question the Bible. Actually, we live in a day in which people question everything. I well remember Neil Armstrong’s famous words when he stepped foot on the moon: “one small step for man; one huge step for mankind.” Many people who saw that on television still […]

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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 angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over Jacob’s descendants forever; his kingdom will never end.” — Luke 1:30-33 (NIV)