Why Did God Send His Son When He Did?

Why did Christ come when He did? Why was that God’s perfect timing for sending the Messiah? Why not a different time? What made the time of the Messiah so important? Is there a Biblical answer to these questions. These are great questions asked by one of our subscribers. These questions have two answers. Each […]

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Sunday’s Coming

Next week I will begin a new sermon series called “Lead Me to the Cross.” I plan to preach six messages in the weeks leading to Easter concerning the meaning of the cross to you and me. One of the messages will be taken from Galatians 2:20. I see this passage as serving as a theme […]

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Quotes You Can Use (February 17, 2012)

“But now loneliness is loose upon the landscape. It haunts the penthouse and the rectory, the executive suite and the millionaire’s mansion, as well as the barren apartment, the assembly line, the cocktail bar and the city streets. It is, as Mother Teresa of Calcutta, once said, the leprosy of the modern world. A popular […]

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“What Is It That Knowing Christ Does For You Right Now?”

I can no longer remember how I heard this question. Was it asked of me? Or, did someone else simply tell me about it? I honestly can’t remember. I have pondered the question over and over. This question needs to be asked, and it certainly demands an answer. “What is it that knowing Christ does for you […]

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What’s Your Story?: Top Posts For 2011 #8

People like people. Don’t think so? Just look at the number of people on Facebook and other social media sites. People are interested in the lives of other people and want to know their story. In a sense, we all want to know who we are and what makes us tick. We also want 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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Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. — Romans 12:10 (NIV)