Don’t Be Afraid

We certainly live in a time of fear and anxiety. Anyone can understand how so many people are anxious and afraid. Tonight (Wednesday) at 7:00pm, I will be teaching live about prayer and anxiety. You can join the teaching by going to www.fbccov.org and click view live. The study will last about 30 minutes and […]

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It’s Time to be a Good Soldier of Jesus Christ

From prison where he would suffer execution, Paul challenged Timothy (and us) to teach truth, be strong in the grace of Christ, and join Paul in hardship by being a good soldier of Jesus Christ. “You, therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. And the things which you have […]

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Wasting Time or Pleasing God?

Today, for much of the country, begins an unprecedented time in American history. Schools will be closed and people’s lives will be disrupted. People will have to make gut-wrenching choices about crucial parts of their lives. The church will have to find new ways to do its ministry and carry out its mission. Will we […]

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What a different day this is in America and over most of the world. The Coronavirus has changed the way we look at life and the routines of our lives. That certainly is the case with worship and the assembling of the people of God. Many of you are unable to attend worship because of […]

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Thankful for Leaders

Martha and I are visiting our daughter Emily and her family this weekend in Virginia. We are here for Martha to speak to the women’s group of First Baptist Church of Woodbridge, Virginia, where Brad, our son-in-law, serves as pastor. While I am away for the weekend (I will be back in the office Monday) […]

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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 the director of music. Of David. The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good. — Psalm 14:1 (NIV)