Do Something

If you have read my blog over the years, you know that I have a lot of interest in being productive, getting things done, and dealing with procrastination. Let me give you some thoughts about how you can accomplish the things you need to get done. Here are some suggestions. First, develop a plan and […]

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I Love Questions

I love questions. I spent the better part of yesterday afternoon answering questions about what we are doing and why we do it. I think those kind of questions are good for everybody. But, there are some questions that are not good. The serpent in Genesis three asked those questions and made insinuations which were […]

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Three Truths about Sin and Temptation

All Scripture is true, and all Scripture teaches us truths by which we can live in strength and power. Genesis three is especially instructive in how to live in the midst of sin and temptation. Here are three truths from God’s Word. First, we all struggle with temptation. Like Eve we see things we think […]

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Moving Forward

Last week as I checked in to vote at my polling place, I was served by a woman I didn’t know but who knew me. She was very friendly and very nice, with warm words about the church. As I began to enter the voting booth, she asked a question I’ve been asked many times […]

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Genesis Two and Relationships

Genesis chapter one and chapter two are quite different, but it’s not that they are contradictory. They look at life from different perspectives. For example, Genesis one gives us a view of creation from a cosmic perspective. I often call it the 35,000 foot perspective. Genesis one is the picture of creation for the universe […]

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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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Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. — Romans 5:3-4 (NIV)