It’s Time to Decide Your Life’s Priorities

“The time for us to decide our life priorities is before they are tested. Only then can we be ready for challenges when they come”–Jim Denison. “We make our decisions, and then our decisions turn around and make us”–Frank Boreham. “But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day […]

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Can You Really Serve Two Masters?

I have a cartoon drawing in my office from many years ago. It really doesn’t make any sense today so I don’t leave it where people can see it. It says this, “Who says you can’t serve two masters?” It was drawn by my buddy Joe McKeever who is renowned for his ability to doodle […]

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Three Astounding Teachings of Jesus

Almost everything Jesus said was astounding. We shouldn’t be surprised at this because of who made the statements and what He was talking about. Jesus was the Son of God who gave us principles for the Kingdom of God. People who talk about the facts of this life often make unusual or impactful statements, but […]

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What Kind of Neighbors Do You Have?

As I write this, I’ve just walked back into my house from having the opportunity to help a new neighbor move some heavy furniture into his house. You probably know some of the feelings I had as I walked back across the street. Isn’t it amazing what it does for us when we help someone […]

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Our Last Easter in Our Present Worship Center

As I stood to preach last Sunday morning (Easter Sunday), it had not struck me that next year we will be in our new auditorium and this would be our last Easter worship in our present worship center. We have much to be grateful about and thankful for. We have worshipped God in this present […]

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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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A person finds joy in giving an apt reply— and how good is a timely word! — Proverbs 15:23 (NIV)