What A Strange Few Days

Veteran storm watchers say they’ve never seen a storm like Isaac. We’ve been watching over a week and still don’t know what it’s going to do. As of right now, it is basically stalled off the Louisiana coast. Today has been a strange day. I started the day by writing a post about “Waiting On […]

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Waiting On Isaac

Thanks to all of you who have prayed for us during this time of preparing and waiting for Isaac. You are blessing many people you do not know and possibly praying for a place you have never visited. Thank you for bearing the burdens of others. This is where we stand. We are still waiting […]

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How You Can Pray For Us–Updated

People from all fifty states and many different countries read this blog. Almost everyone who reads is a committed Christian. I am thankful for you. You probably know we are now in the center of the projected path of what is expected to become Hurricane Isaac. As you might expect, we are collectively concerned about […]

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How Our Troubles Can Help Others

God uses our sorrows to bring good into our lives and to bless other people. More than anyone else the Apostle Paul knew this to be true. He had a unique view of how this works. Paul affirmed that God works all things together for good: “And we know that in all things God works […]

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The Greatest Christian You Can’t Name

In the New Testament, there are two words for “crown.” The first is diadema, from which we get the word “diadem.” This word means a royal crown. The second word for “crown” is the word stephanos, from which we get the name “Stephen.” This word describes a victor’s crown. Warren Wiersbe said that “You can […]

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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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May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. — Romans 15:5-6 (NIV)