An Exciting Summer

Yikes! Public schools begin August 8! We have a lot to do before August 8 in the form of camps, ministries, and outreach. Let me give you an idea of what we are planning for the remainder of the summer before school begins. First, we have a mission team in Bogota, Columbia, teaching English as […]

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Quotations You Can Use (June 22, 2012)

“The whole of Christian Living, in my opinion, hinges on the way in which Christian people read the Bible for themselves. All sermons and addresses, all Bible-readings and classes, all religious magazines and books, can never take the place of our own quiet study of God’s precious Word. We may measure our growth in grace […]

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Tim Tebow And His Mom

On this past Sunday, Father’s Day, Tim Tebow preached at Qualcom Stadium in San Diego before 26,000 people. On Monday, his mother Pam spoke at a pre-convention conference of the Southern Baptist Convention. Tim spoke at Qualcom Stadium at the invitation of pastor David Jeremiah. He challenged dads to make the sacrifices necessary to get […]

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Why Fred Luter Is A Great Choice

Yesterday at the meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, we elected Fred Luter president of the Southern Baptist Convention. It was a great day. Let me share with you why this is so special and why this is a great choice. First, Fred Luter is a prince of a person. He loves the Lord and […]

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What You Can Expect At The Southern Baptist Convention

This week we welcome the Southern Baptist Convention to Louisiana and to New Orleans. This will be first meeting of the convention in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina. What can we expect from this convention? First, we are watching the changing of how the convention conducts business. For example, for the first time in my […]

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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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[Life by the Spirit] You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. — Galatians 5:13 (NIV)