Make Your Circle A Little Tighter

One of my dear friends had a wonderful family, a family that God has blessed through the generations. His family members were some of the giants in the Church, and they were some of the most gracious people that I have ever met. I generally refer to his mother as one of the godliest people that I have ever known. Whenever I […]

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Additional Ways to Bless Your Children

It’s amazing what you remember from childhood. I remember when my father treated me like a man by sending me up a ladder to a second story at his business. He probably didn’t know that he was blessing me, but he was. All children want and need to be blessed. Here are several ways that […]

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Three Ways to Bless Your Children

The Bible is filled with the concept of blessing–from Jacob blessing the children of Joseph to Jesus blessing the children who came to Him. In the Bible, many people assumed that any word spoken had to come to pass. A blessing had the power to accomplish what had been spoken. What if you had that […]

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Receiving God’s Blessings

This Has Been An Exciting August August is always interesting at First Baptist Church. This August has been especially so. Here are some of the blessings that we have experienced. We have seen many new people connect with our church and with the Lord. FBC exists “to help people know and accept Jesus Christ and […]

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Marriage is Wonderful but You Have to Work At It

“Marriage is wonderful but you have to work at it.” Those words came from a simple man who understood life and really understood his marriage. Through the years I have contemplated his advice to me: “you must work at your marriage.” My friend probably didn’t know that he was espousing sound psychological theory. In fact, it’s […]

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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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[BOOK I Psalms 1–41] Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the LORD, and who meditates on his law day and night. — Psalm 1:1-2 (NIV)