‘Stories Worth Telling’



The Tooth Fairy Economy

Monday at noon I happened to be in my automobile going home for lunch. In my automobile I’m always listening to the radio, never music, always talk. I was listening to a financial network. I’ve really forgotten what the subject was, it obviously wasn’t very important,. But, what was said at the end of that […]

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The Martyrs of Egypt

I awoke last Monday morning to a horrific sight. You’ve probably seen it as well. Twenty-one barbarians from the group ISIS standing behind twenty-one Egyptian Coptic Christians dressed in orange suits (to resemble the prison garb of terrorists at the prison in Guantanamo, Cuba?). I’m thankful I only saw the picture. The video showed the […]

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You’ve Made This My Best Week Ever

You’ve made this week my best week ever, and I want to thank you for it. Most of my days and weeks are good so I don’t mean this about my life, but I mean it about waylonbailey.com. More people read my blog this week than any other. Your reading and your comments–both on the […]

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Brian Williams and Speaking the Truth

The Brian Williams saga has really upset me. Not because I am a fan or critic of Brian Williams but because it shows how vulnerable we all are. Think about how quickly Brian Williams has gone from a position of prestige and significance to that of becoming a laughing stock. In case you missed it […]

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Super Bowl Saver Malcolm Butler Receives Amazing Gift

Tom Brady is the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl XLIX, and the New England Patriots are the world champions. Neither of those would have happened without little known and underappreciated Malcolm Butler. If you would like to read more about Malcolm Butler, click here: http://waylonbailey.com/2015/02/04/how-much-talent-do-you-have-to-have-to-win-a-super-bowl/ To show his appreciation for what Malcolm Butler did, […]

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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

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)