‘Stories Worth Telling’



Tim Tebow And His Mom

On this past Sunday, Father’s Day, Tim Tebow preached at Qualcom Stadium in San Diego before 26,000 people. On Monday, his mother Pam spoke at a pre-convention conference of the Southern Baptist Convention. Tim spoke at Qualcom Stadium at the invitation of pastor David Jeremiah. He challenged dads to make the sacrifices necessary to get […]

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Life Is Short . . .

“Life is short. Have an affair.” That’s the masthead on a company which put up a billboard this week on a busy thoroughfare in Mexico City, Mexico, encouraging adultery. The company that put the billboard up is an internet company that specializes in helping married people have affairs. Other billboards are planned for Guadalajara and Monterrey. […]

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The Greatest Teammate Ever

My guess is you’ve never heard of Jack Twyman. I know I haven’t. Now, I’ll never forget him. Sporting News called him the greatest teammate in the history of the NBA. Jack Twyman played for the Cincinnati Royals beginning in 1958. He was a great basketball player. He played sixteen seasons and was inducted into […]

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Are Your Pockets Full?

Yesterday, I traveled to Pineville, Louisiana, to attend a meeting of the trustees of Louisiana College. You probably aren’t very interested in the trustee meeting, but you will be very interested in what happened at the beginning of the meeting. We met two sisters from China who are Christians and want to send their high […]

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The Buddy Wallace Theory of Biblical Interpretation

Buddy Wallace was my grandfather, my mother’s father. He loved God and loved his church. When he died, he had been bedridden and uncommunicative for two years. At the funeral, the building was completely full with people standing in all the aisles. He was that kind of man. He taught me so much about biblical […]

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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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Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel. — Isaiah 7:14 (NIV)