Quotations You Can Use (April 20, 2012)

“Pastor, pressures will come to tempt you to compromise in your personal life. Learn a lesson from Joseph. He stayed pure because he said, ‘No,’ from the very beginning. Be wise enough to do the same and do not begin to flirt with temptations that most surely will come your way. Stay pure in morals. […]

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He Took My Place

On March 28, 2012, I heard Steve Scheibner’s story about September 11, 2001. When you hear his story, you won’t soon forget it. Steve Scheibner flew airplanes for American Airlines. On September 10, 2001, he bid to fly in the cockpit for a flight from Logan International in Boston to Los Angeles,California. Because of the […]

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How To Get Unstuck!

Do you ever feel that you are spinning your wheels? You know, one of those days when you can’t seem to get anything done? Do you feel that you are stuck and you don’t know how to get “unstuck?” I have those days from time to time. Writers call it writer’s bloc–one of those times […]

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It’s Tax Day!

It’s tax day and if for any reason you didn’t know it, you may have an unpleasant surprise awaiting you. Late last night I wrote the last check and signed the last return. Amazing, even on those rare occasions when a refund is in order, I still seem to wait until the last minute. Actually […]

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What Makes The Resurrection Essential?

Years ago, I remember stating that if there were no heaven or hell I would still hold to the Christian life because of the wonderful nature of the life in Christ. When I think of what the life in Christ is like I think of the fruit of the Holy Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23). Paul emphasized […]

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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)