The Buddy Wallace Theory of Biblical Interpretation

Buddy Wallace was my grandfather, my mother’s father. He loved God and loved his church. When he died, he had been bedridden and uncommunicative for two years. At the funeral, the building was completely full with people standing in all the aisles. He was that kind of man. He taught me so much about biblical […]

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Move From The Known To The Unknown

Have you noticed people seem to be more concerned about what we don’t know about the Bible than what we do? With regularity I see people who love speculations and theories. They seem to be much like the people of Athens who “spent their time doing nothing but talking about and listening to the latest […]

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What We Know About the Return of Christ

Like the whole subject of death and resurrection, the return of Christ contains many, many areas of which we are not aware.  Yet, many areas are readily available to those who believe. Let’s look at areas of which we can be certain. First, Christ will return to the earth to gather His own. That gathering […]

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God’s Plan For You

Years ago, I emphasized God’s Word to Jeremiah to the people of our church. Jeremiah 29:11 is certainly one of the most encouraging and hopeful passages of Scripture. Jeremiah wrote to the exiles from Jerusalem who had been forced to live in Babyon: “For I know the plans I have for you, ‘declares the Lord,’ […]

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Could it happen here?

On this Sunday 2000 years ago, God bestowed His Spirit on His Church. The church has never been the same. God’s bestowal of the Spirit gave the church direction, leadership, power, and fruitfulness. The church moved from the work of a group of disciples to the work of God’s Spirit leading in ways which are […]

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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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But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over Jacob’s descendants forever; his kingdom will never end.” — Luke 1:30-33 (NIV)