As Long As

Yesterday, I remembered with our congregation the “Great Recession” which began ten years ago this month. It was a difficult and unnerving time in America. For most people in our congregation, it was the most unsettling economic situation they had ever faced. After relating a story about how Martha and I dealt with that difficult […]

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On Signs, Signage, and Office Space

When it comes to building anything, it’s hard to finish. While we have been in our new worship space for the last eight months, we still aren’t quite finished. Clif Smith and our Strategy Planning Team are continuing to work to get us across the finish line, but we aren’t quite there. One of the […]

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Learning to See

Yesterday we examined the question, “Do You Have Eyes to See?” Everyone should ask themselves this question. We need to know whether or not we are open to the guidance and direction of God in our lives. Another good question is, “How can I have eyes to see?” Here are some suggestions for knowing God […]

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Do You Have Eyes to See?

Do you have eyes to see and ears to hear? Jesus spoke about the blessing of those who have ears to hear. He gave several examples of having eyes to see. One of those examples occurs in Matthew 20. In this chapter, Jesus told His followers for the third time that the Son of Man […]

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Whose Sin is More Serious?

In my study of the Epistle of James, I have noticed a number of emphases which are repeated over and over. One of those emphases is the restoration of those who have wandered from the truth. James had a vital concern that followers of Christ should be doers of the Word of God and examples […]

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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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Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness. — Proverbs 14:22 (NIV)