‘Uncategorized’



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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Ashley Madison, Forgiveness, and Restoration

By now you’ve probably heard of the Ashley Madison scandal. It’s horrific for families and for society. Ashley Madison is a website, a website dedicated to adultery. The tagline of the website was “Life is short. Have an affair”. Over its 15 year lifespan, 30 million people worldwide signed up for an affair. With a huge database […]

Read More

The Problem with Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a great occasion. It emphasizes fun, togetherness, remembrance, and romance. Who could be upset with that? Yet, there is something really wrong with Valentine’s Day, especially as it relates to married couples. The problem is that it is only one day but the marriage is year round. Everyday can’t be Valentine’s Day. […]

Read More

The Days of Elijah

When you examine the stories of Elijah the prophet of Israel, you notice the perilous days in which He lived. Elijah lived in a day of moral relativism. People could worship Baal or the Lord or they could worship both and think nothing of it. Baal was the storm god. He provided people with rain […]

Read More
Page 5 of 7« First...«34567»

Subscribe To Waylon’s Blog

About Waylon

I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

Read More

Recent Tweets

    No public Twitter messages.

Verse of the Day

For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. — Philippians 1:21 (NIV)