Quotations You Can Use (August 24, 2012)

“A leader is someone who has the courage to say publicly what everybody else is whispering privately. It is not his insight that sets the leader apart from the crowd. It is his courage to act on what he sees, to speak up when everyone else is silent”–Andy Stanley, Generation Next Leader, 51. “We humans are never […]

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How I Became Pastor Of My First Church

Some of you know God called me to preach before my eighteenth birthday. Shortly afterwards, a small church about twelve miles from my home invited me to preach. They were without a pastor and needed someone to supply for them. Because of the size and location of the congregation, they were having a hard time […]

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How Do You Become Courageous?

Courage is important. How important is it? The command to be courageous is found throughout the Scripture, but the command concentrates in the person of Joshua. Three times in a span of four verses (Joshua 1:6-9) God commanded Joshua to be strong and couragaeous. Twice God gave Joshua a specific command to be strong and courageous […]

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How To Make Your Life Better

Joshua of the Old Testament was an amazing person. He certainly was not perfect, but he accomplished amazing feats. When you study the life and leadership of Joshua, you learn lessons which can bless you for all of your life. In spite of all those accomplishments, Joshua’s greatest attribute was his obedience to God. Joshua […]

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Solid Ways To Tackle Difficult Problems

The Book of Acts shows how God broke down barriers to the Gospel by the power of the Holy Spirit. One of those barriers occurs to each of us. How do you tackle difficult problems? People naturally disagree. We see problems in different ways. How do we handle the difficult issues of life? The church […]

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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)