Our First Day In Israel

Martha and I are blessed to join 45 other folks from around the south for a wonderful trip to Israel. We arrived Wednesday afternoon (Israeli Daylight Time) after a flight from New Orleans to Philadelphia and non-stop to Tel-Aviv. I am always excited about the trip to Israel. This is my fifth trip and it […]

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You Are What You Eat

My mother had a favorite saying: “You are what you eat, and you are what you think.” I’ve thought about the last part of that stateement over the years. You really are what you think. The Bible is filled with Scripture which talks about renewing the mind. The King James Version of the Bible gives us […]

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Sometimes You Need A Wakeup Call

I’ve often said there is nothing as abrupt as an alarm clock. Now, an inventor has invented the world’s most exasperating clock as well. He invented an alarm clock that can’t be turned off. It won’t give you five more minutes, and it won’t stop. You can’t uplug it or make it quit. You can’t reset […]

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What Can We Expect At The Return Of Christ?

The disciples were fascinated with the end of the age. They wanted to know when those things would take place and what would be the sign they were about to begin. We may be more fascinated with the same kinds of questions. We want to know when Christ will return and the exact events which […]

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A Look At John 3:16

When you begin to look at the passages of Scripture every child and every adult should know, John 3:16 rises to the head of the list. This passage of Scripture shows us the purpose of God for the world. We immediately begin to see why Jesus came and what He came to do. “For God […]

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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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Who can hide in secret places so that I cannot see them?” declares the LORD. “Do not I fill heaven and earth?” declares the LORD. — Jeremiah 23:24 (NIV)