Four Statements You Should Make to God

Not everyone believes in God and some do not want to believe in God. Those people may never know God, and that’s a bad thing. To know God and to get to spend your life with Him is a good thing. Here are four things I think everyone should say to God. I would encourage […]

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Getting Off on the Right Foot!

We would all like to start anything with a bang. We all know how important it is to get something off on the right foot. That’s why I’m preaching the next several weeks about “Starting with a Bang!: Getting Off on the Right Foot in the New Year.” God has given us a tremendous opportunity […]

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The Safest Place to Live

“The reason our secular culture is so obsessed with preparing for the future is that so few trust the God of the future. We would do well to remember Jesus’ parable of the ‘rich fool’ to whom God said, ‘This night your soul is required of you, and the things you have prepared, whose will […]

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Can I Overcome Sin?

No one can dispute the importance of the Apostle Peter to the church of the Lord Jesus Christ. Think of the things that Simon Peter did. He made the magnificent confession that Jesus is “the Christ, the Son of the living God” (Matthew 16:16). After the resurrection, Simon Peter was instrumental in taking the gospel to […]

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Would You Like to Lose A Few Pounds?

Would you like to lose a few pounds? I almost can’t type these words without smiling. Of course, you would. I would, too. Almost everyone I know would like to lose some pounds. Even if other people would never think you should lose some weight, you probably think you should. Do you know the greatest […]

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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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But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one. — 2 Thessalonians 3:3 (NIV)