Tim Tebow And Jeremy Lin

Tim Tebow and Jeremy Lin are the two biggest sports personalities of the year. It seems they have captured the imagination of the American people. Jermey Lin has the fastest selling NBA jersey. During the NFL season Tim Tebow had the first or second fastest selling jersey for NFL players. What is it that makes […]

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It Hurts But I’m Okay

Good news! Martha Bailey’s second book is scheduled for release March 14, 2012. The book, titled It Hurts But I’m Okay, follows in the line of Martha’s first book Putting My Dress-up Clothes Away: Because Big Girls Live in the Real World. Both books are lessons and anecdotes–many humorous, some not–which relate to life and […]

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Getting My Day Off On The Right Foot

As a pastor, one of my most important tasks is to help people connect with God and follow Him completely. I find the “following Him completely” to be the most complicated part. How can I connect with God on a daily basis so that I am ready to face the difficulties of life? We all […]

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Why Did God Send His Son When He Did?

Why did Christ come when He did? Why was that God’s perfect timing for sending the Messiah? Why not a different time? What made the time of the Messiah so important? Is there a Biblical answer to these questions. These are great questions asked by one of our subscribers. These questions have two answers. Each […]

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Sunday’s Coming

Next week I will begin a new sermon series called “Lead Me to the Cross.” I plan to preach six messages in the weeks leading to Easter concerning the meaning of the cross to you and me. One of the messages will be taken from Galatians 2:20. I see this passage as serving as a theme […]

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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)