What Does This Mean?

Early Saturday morning a friend–a very good friend–sent me a picture of a December 2018 calendar. Accompanying the calendar was an explanation. December 2018 is the only December in our lifetime that will have five Saturdays, five Sundays, and five Mondays. It really is an interesting phenomenon. According to his explanation, it only happens once every […]

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That One Indispensable Thing

We all have needs, and we need those needs to be met. What is that one thing we can’t do without? What is that one thing that sustains life and keeps us going? I was blessed with parents who wouldn’t give up and who practiced taking the worst of life and going on. What made […]

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Opportunities and Blessings

Today, I want to write about two things. First, I want to remind you of the opportunities we have to worship God and to fellowship with one another during this Christmas time. Next weekend will be our Christmas musical, O Come Let Us Adore. O Come Let Us Adore is a joint effort of our […]

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Life is a Journey

Life is often described as a journey. John Bunyan described it that way in his Pilgrim’s Progress.  In the New Testament, Luke used forty percent of the Gospel of Luke to describe Jesus’ journey from Galilee to Jerusalem. He also used the two disciples on the road to Emmaus to reveal the resurrection of Jesus. […]

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The Mark of a Man

Today is a day of mourning and remembering the 41st President of the United States of America. George Herbert Walker Bush passed away late Friday night at the age of 94. He certainly made a mark on America. Would you think with me about this man? No doubt, you have read a number of articles […]

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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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Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord. — Ephesians 6:4 (NIV)