My Most Popular Post for October

Somewhere along the way somone told me that some of the greatest words that you can ever hear are: “you are not alone.” We all want to know that someone knows about us and cares about us. I felt that way about my father. Though I never had to call on him very much, I always […]

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Getting Satan Off Your Back

How do you get Satan off your back? Well, maybe it’s more complicated than it seems, but the Bible has a clear path to obeying God and overcoming temptation. It’s James 4:7, “Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” There it is, clear and to the point. How […]

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How Can I Know God’s Will?

I am enamored with how God makes Himself known to us. After all, isn’t this one of the most important aspects of life? In a recent post, I tried to answer the question of “How Do I Hear God Talking To Me.” You can read that here. In that post I mentioned three main ways that God makes […]

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Our Obedience and God’s Faithfulness

This month concludes the three year journey and adventure of Destination: Inheritance. Three years ago this month Firtst Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, began a capital fundraising campaign to add a 20,000 square foot addition to The ROC as well as the addition of a basketball pavilion, sand volleyball courts, and soccer/softball fields. All of that has […]

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Quotes You Can Use (October 28, 2011)

“Every one says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive. . .” C. S. Lewis. “There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.” Blaise Pascal (June 19, 1623 – […]

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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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[Trials and Temptations] Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. — James 1:2-3 (NIV)