Learning To Live For Christ Daily

Can there be any greater exhortation for Christian living than Romans 12:1-2? Paul calls upon all of us (brothers) to present our bodies to God as a living sacrifice and to renew our minds (daily) in commitment to Him. These are verses filled with power for our relationship with God and our conduct toward one […]

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The Importance Of Leadership

Beginning in August, my preaching plan will involve a sermon series from Acts called “Turning Points.” The Book of Acts shows a series of decisions and events that changed everything. One way to look at Acts is seeing how God worked in Acts to break down barriers. As I have been studying and planning for […]

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Quotations You Can Use (July 13, 2012)

“The Bible is not an end in itself, but a means to an intimate and satisfying knowledge of God, that they may enter into Him, that they may delight in His Presence, may taste and know the inner sweetness of the very God Himself in the core and center of their hearts”–A.W. Tozer, The Pursuit of […]

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What It’s Like To Be Lost

Do you remember what it’s like to be lost–really lost? It’s one of those experiences you don’t easily forget. Apart from minor childhood experiences, I never experienced any kind of being lost except for taking the wrong turn in an unfamiliar area. Then, I learned the fear and the panic of being lost. In my […]

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What I’ve Learned About You

Over the last year I have certainly learned much about writing, blogging, and communication. It has been a great learning experience, but I’ve also learned a lot about you. Here’s what I have learned. First, people need–even crave–relationships. Two of the four most read posts on waylonbailey.com were about me and my family! Both of those […]

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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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[Mary’s Song] And Mary said: “My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for the Mighty One has done great things for me— holy is his name. — Luke 1:46-47, 49 (NIV)