How To Pray After A Hurricane

Hurricane Isaac pounded us from Tuesday to Thursday this week. Friday still gave us rain but no wind. Finally, the water has begun to recede and we are assessing the damage. Chain saw crews, feeding units, and shower trailers from Southern Baptist Disaster Relief are in town. Soon “mud out” units will begin showing up […]

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Hurricane Isaac And Its Aftermath

Thank you for your prayers during Hurricane Isaac.  We appreciate your praying for us and request that you continue to do so. Here are the results of Hurricane Isaac. This is one of the strangest hurricanes on record.  Though it was only a Category One storm, it produced a great deal of destruction. Through the […]

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What A Strange Few Days

Veteran storm watchers say they’ve never seen a storm like Isaac. We’ve been watching over a week and still don’t know what it’s going to do. As of right now, it is basically stalled off the Louisiana coast. Today has been a strange day. I started the day by writing a post about “Waiting On […]

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Waiting On Isaac

Thanks to all of you who have prayed for us during this time of preparing and waiting for Isaac. You are blessing many people you do not know and possibly praying for a place you have never visited. Thank you for bearing the burdens of others. This is where we stand. We are still waiting […]

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How You Can Pray For Us–Updated

People from all fifty states and many different countries read this blog. Almost everyone who reads is a committed Christian. I am thankful for you. You probably know we are now in the center of the projected path of what is expected to become Hurricane Isaac. As you might expect, we are collectively concerned about […]

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I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them. — 1 John 4:16 (NIV)