‘Stories Worth Telling’



Linsanity

What is the fascination with Jeremy Lin? If you don’t know who Jeremy Lin is, you are one of the few people. Lin is the point guard of the New York Knicks. Earlier this season, Lin was sleeping on his brother’s couch. Now he is one of the biggest names in sports. How big is […]

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Shaking My Head

Texting has some great–and some not so great–shorthand. For the most part, these are abbreviations. You know like, IMHO, that is, “in my humble opinion.” Or, BTW, which is “by the way,” but my favorite is SMH, shorthand for “shaking my head.” It’s a way of saying that what you have seen or heard is […]

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“Run, Athena, Run!”

Have you ever thought about running the length of the country? Have you ever run 15 miles in a day? Would you even consider giving it a try? How about running 15 miles six days a week for five and a half months? Last week several members of our church met Athena Papadopoulas, a young […]

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Tim Tebow And Jeremy Lin

Tim Tebow and Jeremy Lin are the two biggest sports personalities of the year. It seems they have captured the imagination of the American people. Jermey Lin has the fastest selling NBA jersey. During the NFL season Tim Tebow had the first or second fastest selling jersey for NFL players. What is it that makes […]

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“What Is It That Knowing Christ Does For You Right Now?”

I can no longer remember how I heard this question. Was it asked of me? Or, did someone else simply tell me about it? I honestly can’t remember. I have pondered the question over and over. This question needs to be asked, and it certainly demands an answer. “What is it that knowing Christ does for you […]

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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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Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, now that you have tasted that the Lord is good. — 1 Peter 2:2-3 (NIV)