You Can’t Argue with a Four Year Old

You simply cannot argue with a four year old. Well, actually you can, but you can’t win the argument. It’s simply best to leave well enough alone. I learned this amazing truth when Brad and Emily (my daughter) Kirby and their two children came to visit this summer. Reagan is eight years old and becoming […]

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Jumping from 25,000 Feet

You may not know the amazing story of Luke Aikins, but you should. It really is almost unbelievable. In fact, it would be unbelievable except for the fact that it actually happened. You can watch this event unfolding by clicking here. What did Luke Aikens do? He jumped from an airplane at 25,000 feet without […]

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Do You Have Character?

Sometimes we wonder if we know what character looks like. At other times, we wonder if character even matters. Ted Turner famously denigrated the ten commandments a number of years ago. He decided they were outmoded in America. Maybe he was thinking about things like “Thou Shalt Not commit adultery.” With as much intellectual property […]

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Having Difficult Conversations

Life is filled with difficult situations. I don’t have to tell you that. Most people only have to go a little way into adulthood to realize how difficult life can be. How can you make the most of difficult situations? First, make sure you are doing what you should do. It’s easy to blame the […]

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Helping Hurting People

I want to thank you for what you’ve done to help people whose homes and businesses have flooded. We all know how widespread this is and how many people have suffered because of it. Here are some things you need to know. In addition to the 60,000 homes flooded, 72 Southern Baptist churches and 57 pastor homes […]

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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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There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. — 1 John 4:18 (NIV)