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Failing Forward

“I believe in the sun even when its not shining. I believe in love even when I don’t feel it. I believe in God even when he is silent”–lines scratched into a wall at Auschwitz. “Success is never final, failure is never fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts”–Winston Churchill. “1) I am […]

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Our Deacons for 2016

The New Testament shows two scriptural offices in the church – pastors and deacons.  Our church elects twelve men each year to serve a two-year term as deacon. Last Sunday you elected twelve men to begin serving in January 2016.  They are listed in the left-hand column.  Those in the right-hand column are currently serving […]

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We Have Decisions to Make

Over the next two weeks, First Baptist Church has to make three very important decisions. We will elect deacons who will serve for the next two years, we must ratify the 2016 budget for FBC, and we must decide whether to move forward with our new building. I don’t think I have to tell you how […]

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Where Are We in Our Building Expansion?

Where are we in the expansion of our building? Many of you attended a congregational meeting last week in which we discussed where we are in our building expansion. Let me give you some background and then bring you up-to-date on where we are. Over the past several years, First Baptist Church has planned to […]

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Bible Reading for Dummies

I was so encouraged yesterday at the response I received from a post about how God has blessed me. I wrote about practicing the presence of God, reading Scripture, and letting God examine my heart. You can read that post here: http://waylonbailey.com/2015/09/02/some-things-which-have-blessed-my-life/ In the section about finding God in Scripture I mentioned that if anyone would […]

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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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But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one. — 2 Thessalonians 3:3 (NIV)