How Do You Become Courageous?

Courage is important. How important is it? The command to be courageous is found throughout the Scripture, but the command concentrates in the person of Joshua. Three times in a span of four verses (Joshua 1:6-9) God commanded Joshua to be strong and couragaeous. Twice God gave Joshua a specific command to be strong and courageous […]

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How To Make Your Life Better

Joshua of the Old Testament was an amazing person. He certainly was not perfect, but he accomplished amazing feats. When you study the life and leadership of Joshua, you learn lessons which can bless you for all of your life. In spite of all those accomplishments, Joshua’s greatest attribute was his obedience to God. Joshua […]

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Solid Ways To Tackle Difficult Problems

The Book of Acts shows how God broke down barriers to the Gospel by the power of the Holy Spirit. One of those barriers occurs to each of us. How do you tackle difficult problems? People naturally disagree. We see problems in different ways. How do we handle the difficult issues of life? The church […]

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What We Want For You

Welcome to First Baptist Church! We are thankful you have joined us today, and we hope you return and make this a regular place of worship. Here’s what we want you to experience from our church. First, we want you to meet and spend time with the God who made you and has eternal desires for your […]

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Quotations You Can Use (August 17, 2012)

“People are not looking so much for worship that is relevant as they are for worship that is real”–Eddie Gibbs, Church Next, 155. “Peter, James, John, and Paul did not blame the Roman Empire for their troubles. They seized the opportunity to proclaim the Gospel”–Waylon Bailey. “The most important missionary journey a person takes is to […]

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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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Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you. — James 1:21 (NIV)