You Do Not Have To Be Afraid

I have a new friend and fellow believer who is dealing with guilt from the past and fear about the future. Because of the forgiveness that comes from the work of Christ on the cross, he no longer deals with his guilt. What he hasn’t yet learned–but will quickly–is that he no longer has to […]

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Shine Like Stars

Paul’s letter to the Philippians is an amazing letter. It is amazing because of how it was written. Paul was a prisoner writing to free people. He used his incarceration to encourage the people of Philippi. Scholars call this the “Epistle of Joy.” It really is amazing, isn’t it? The man under house arrest and […]

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Correct Your Blind Spots

We all have blind spots–some are literal and some are mental, emotional, or even spiritual. This post is about both kinds. The first is about that literal blind spot, you know the one that you have in driving. It’s a persistent and dangerous problem. When you come to the point of changing lanes, you have […]

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Do A 180

Let’s all do a 180 this year, in baptisms I mean. Late last year the pastoral team met to talk about what we hope to accomplish in the coming year. You know about our desire to explore opportunities to expand our outreach through multi-site campuses. We believe that we can reach people through extending our […]

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Quotes You Can Use (March 9, 2012)

“I am so thankful for the quiet written Word, for the history and presence of the church of the Lamb, for the lives of the saints and for the tireless, still conquests of the Spirit of God. These approach me. These I can approach, and through them I can approach God while he safely draws […]

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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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A person finds joy in giving an apt reply— and how good is a timely word! — Proverbs 15:23 (NIV)