‘Stories Worth Telling’

Learn to Use Your “Undo” Button

Most editing programs have an “Undo” button and a “Redo” button. You need to find those buttons. I promise you will be thankful you did. I use those buttons often. They save me from the worst calamities. A few days ago, I was putting the finishing touches on one of my daily blogs. Though I […]

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Where Do Dinosaurs Fit in the Bible?

Where do dinosaurs fit in the Bible? Yesterday morning I sat through a delightful 90 minute presentation by Ken Ham, President and CEO of the creation Museum, made to elementary age children. The subject had to do with dinosaurs and how they fit in Scripture. Children aren’t the only ones who want to know how […]

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Was Saint Patrick a Baptist?

Today is Saint Patrick’s Day. I’ll be wearing green and the chances are most of you will be as well. People are fascinated with Saint Patrick. Today all over the country there will be St. Patrick’s Day parades. In Boston and in New Orleans, they’ll serve green beer – – maybe in a lot of […]

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The Flood of 2016

This last week has been a bad week in Louisiana. First, the northern part of our state suffered catastrophic flooding. Then, the Southeast portion of our state (where I live and serve) has been hit with what has been called an “historic flood.” Saint Joseph’s Abby, a monastery built in the 1800s, has never flooded. […]

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What Jesus Does for Me Right Now

  I still remember the profound impact this challenge made on me, “Tell me what it is Jesus does for you right now?” People without Christ – – maybe even people who know Christ – – want to know what it is that Jesus does for us day by day and right this moment. What we […]

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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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May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. — Romans 15:5-6 (NIV)