Living In Uncertain Times

You and I live in uncertain times. Amazingly, that often seems to be the most certain experience we have. Think with me about all the areas we struggle with. Will we have a nuclear Iran? Will our country deal with it adequately or hope it goes away? What about our economic situation? Health care? The […]

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Quotations You Can Use (October 12, 2012)

“Unless we teach the next generation the truth about the Lord, they will turn away and start following the world”–Warren Wiersbe,  Be Strong: Putting God’s Power to Work in Your Life, 66. “God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it”–Daniel Webster. “Without religion there can be […]

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Atheist, Igtheist, Or Apatheist?

America has seen a disturbing rise in the number of people who call themselves atheists. Over the last five years, the number of people who describe themselves as atheists has increased from just over 15 percent to just under 20 percent. The part that is most disturbing about this is that the increase seems to […]

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The New Atheists

Two recent reports have revealed alarming statistics about the state of faith in America. How should we respond? We obviously can wring our hands–the seemingly preferred method for any problem–or we can use this to spur us on in our quest to touch people’s lives and give an account of the hope we have in […]

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Congratulations Drew Brees!

Sunday night the Saints won (it made it a much better Monday around the Gulf South), and Drew Brees broke one of the most venerated records in professional football. The great Johnny Unitas threw a touchdown pass in 47 straight games. Sunday night Drew Brees broke the record that had stood for 52 years by […]

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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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Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord. — Ephesians 6:4 (NIV)