How Can We Live “Steadfast?”

God’s Word is always more powerful and sharper than a two-edged sword (Hebrews 4:12). That certainly includes the Book of Nehemiah. What does God’s Word through Nehemiah say to us? How does it help us to be steadfast as we seek to follow God and His plan for our lives? As I have studied the […]

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The Journey to Golgotha

The Journey to Golgotha (We all need to make this journey) Beginning next Sunday, we will begin a new sermon series at First Baptist Church entitled “The Journey to Golgotha.” The messages will be taken from The Gospel of Mark. Mark’s Gospel may have been the earliest written of the four gospels. It is certainly […]

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One of the Most Poweful Statements I’ve Ever Heard

A couple of days ago, Dr. Jim Denison wrote about a man who was falsely accused and imprisoned for 39 years for a murder he did not commit. His name is Craig Coley. He was released and acquitted because a detective saw that something was not right and took up his case. In the end, […]

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An Encouraging Word from United Methodists

Tuesday, February 26, was an historic day in the United Methodist Church and possibly for Christian churches in America. On Tuesday, delegates of the United Methodist Church decided to not adopt the One Church Plan which was proposed by its bishops and would have allowed each congregation and each conference to decide for itself about […]

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The Importance of the Law

The Apostle Paul had to answer one big question, “What then the law?” (Galatians 3:19). This question had to be answered by any Jew who dared say that salvation is by grace through faith. Paul made it very clear that the law has great significance but that it cannot make one right before God. What […]

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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)