Who’s Best At Raising Children?

Recently, I wrote about traditional marriage and why it matters. This post is not about traditional marriage or same sex marriage. This post is about a different subject that affects more people. I want you to think with me about who is best at raising children. (By the way, if you would like to see […]

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Taking Another Look At Trouble

Since I was a boy, I have been fascinated with the life of David. I am particularly intrigued about his time as a shepherd. It’s important to know that no one wanted to be a shepherd. The shepherding duties in the family were passed from one child to another as the younger child reached an […]

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Learning To Live At Peace With God and Yourself

This is a verse to teach your children: “The steadfast of mind Thou wilt keep in perfect peace. Because He trusts in Thee” (Isaiah 26:3, NASB). The King James Versison is also very instuctive: “Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because¬†he trusteth in thee.” How do you come […]

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Pentecost Sunday

In all my years in ministry and in the church, I have never celebrated Pentecost Sunday. This year I intend to do so. I hope you will join with me in observing this wonderful day when God sent His Spirit for the blessing of the church. Pentecost occurred seven weeks after the Passover feast. Passover […]

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Quotations You Can Use (May 18, 2012)

“Personally I find great comfort and encouragement in the face of my fallibility by maintaining a close relationship with the Bible. . . . It cannot be stressed too much that the permanent address at which the word of God may be found is the Bible. More of God’s speaking has come in conjunction with […]

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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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Verse of the Day

Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us. — 1 John 4:11-12 (NIV)