The Secret For Remembering Names

This is the truth about remembering names: There is no secret for remembering names. I do have a system I follow, but there are no secrets attached and no proprietary information. Most of remembering names is simply wanting to and concentrating on people. I gave one of the foundational events of my life and ministry […]

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One Last Look At Our Trip To Israel

A pilgrimage to Israel is intense. The country is extremely small and filled with sights and experiences. On Saturday of our trip within only a few miles we moved from the Sea of Galilee in the north to the south following the Jordan River. For me, the Sea of Galilee is one of the most […]

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Another Bubba Story

Having grown up within 100 miles of Bagdad, Florida, I know a lot of bubbas. Most of those stories have not turned out as well as that of Bubba Watson, the native of Bagdad and winner of the 2012 Masters Golf Tournament. The Masters is the most prestigious tournament in golf. If you win a […]

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Another Look At Galatians 5:22-23

Paul described what it means to live in¬†Christ. If you live in the Spirit, you will not fulfill the works of the flesh. The sinful nature wars against the Spirit, but if you live by the Spirit, you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature. God produces good fruit in the life of […]

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To Be Like Jesus, You Must Be A Person Of Prayer

You can’t be like Jesus unless you are a person of deep fellowship with the Heavenly Father. Jesus spent time with the Father. If we are to be like Him, we must also be people in daily relationship with the Father. Most of you know that Martha and I and a number of people from […]

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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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Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song. — Psalm 95:1-2 (NIV)