‘Stories Worth Telling’



It Will Never Let You Down

I love working outside in the yard, but I don’t always have the time I need to do it. Last Friday evening was one of those times. I was working hard with my weed eater (it’s really not a Weed Eater brand, but you get the idea). Even though it was late in the afternoon […]

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Happy Birthday, Mama!

Today is my mother’s 87th birthday. I had the chance to visit with her yesterday. We had a great time. Everyone wants to know how she’s doing. She had a little scare in June that sent us hurrying home to check on her, but she has recovered nicely and is doing well. For the most […]

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Living on the Treadmill

Recently, I’ve been thinking about comedy routines. You may have seen yesterday’s post about “Larry, Darryl, and Darryl.” You can read it here. The two iconic comedy routines that come to my mind are “Who’s On First?” by Abbott and Costello and that hilarious routine from I love Lucy about the candy factory. You can watch it here. […]

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“I Think I’ll Run Away”

I have grandchildren home with us this week–eight and four years old and we’re having a ball. Each night I get to read books. Last night I read “A Baby Sister for Frances.” It’s a delightful book about the big sister, Frances, who is feeling a little bit left out. Everything comes to a head […]

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I Have Tools!

This week we are enjoying having our out-of-town grandchildren and their parents with us. Reagan is eight and all girl. Luke is four and all boy. They are both all fun. Last week I face timed with them and talked about what we would do special this week. I discussed what I’m doing around the […]

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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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For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive in the Spirit. — 1 Peter 3:18 (NIV)