Christ Alone is the Answer

“Christ is the Son of God who died for the redemption of sinners and was resurrected after three days. This is the greatest truth in the universe. I die because of my belief in Christ”–Watchman Nee. “Integrity is the glue that holds our way of life together. We must constantly strive to keep our integrity […]

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Christ Is Returning Soon

Christmas may seem like a strange time to talk or write about the return of Christ. At the first Christmas, people probably didn’t think it an appropriate time to talk about the coming of the Messiah. They certainly didn’t think that the birth of a child had much to do with that. In reality, Christmas […]

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Joseph: Quiet Man or Man of God?

Joseph is often called “the forgotten man.” Sometimes, he is simply called the man in the background or the quiet man. I see something very different¬†in Joseph. I see a man of God, one devoted to God for life. When I see Joseph, I see the man to whom God would entrust His own Son. […]

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How I Am Getting Ready for Christmas

This year Christmas will be celebrated on a Sunday. That’s always a challenge for family activities and Christian worship. Actually, genuine worship and preparation for it are always a challenge. How can you get ready for Christmas? Here’s how I plan to do so. I hope you will follow me or find a definite plan […]

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How Many Ministers Do You Have?

Sometimes I get asked, “How many ministers do you have at First Baptist Church?” I understand what they mean by that question. They want to know how many full-time pastors we have at the church. I sometimes want to answer in a biblical fashion rather than what they mean. Ministry in the Christian church is […]

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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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Verse of the Day

For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him, — Philippians 1:29 (NIV)