‘Stories Worth Telling’



Are Your Prayers Big Enough?

On June 24 along with several of the pastoral team of FBC Covington, I intend to be in Lafayette, Louisiana, praying for awakening in Louisiana and in our nation. We will be at First Baptist Church in Lafayette at the invitation of their pastor, Dr. Steve Horn. Steve currently serves as president of the Louisiana […]

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What Would You Do With an Extra $40,000?

What would you do with an extra $40,000? Maybe $40,000 wouldn’t be a windfall to everyone, but to most of us $40,000 is a lot of money. Recently, three female college students had to come to grips with the dilemma of $40,000 they didn’t expect to have. It all started with a trip to a […]

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The Definition of Greatness

Martha and I have a May-June tradition. We watch the NBA playoffs on television and do our best to see every game. We never quite reach our goal, of course, because of scheduling. Beginning this week with the conference finals, we hope to see every game from this point on. As we watched the San […]

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God Does Good Work

I spent my seventeenth birthday in a hospital bed waiting for an appendectomy. Actually, the appendectomy didn’t bother me. I was ready for it. A night of terrific pain had convinced me this was a good thing. Of course, it really wasn’t a good thing. Two weeks to the day before, I had an accident […]

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How to Fix a Heartbleed

Late yesterday I received notification from one of my apps that they fixed the Heartbleed bug. The Heartbleed bug is an internet-wide security vulnerability. According to my sources, Heartbleed attacts the OpenSSL framework which is used by many websites to privately send data. Got that? The good news? They fixed it and all I have […]

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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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Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God. — Romans 15:7 (NIV)