First Baptist Church Welcomes Kevin Harless

Welcome Kevin Harless. At our congregational meeting this past Wednesday, First Baptist Church unanimously called Kevin Harless as our Children’s Pastor. We are grateful to have Kevin, Tiffany, Chloe, MacKenzie, and Graci Harless in our church. God blessed us by bringing them here, and we anticipate God’s continued blessings as Kevin oversees our children’s ministry. […]

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Quotes You Can Use (January 27, 2012)

“When Robert Louis Stevenson was four years old he announced a great discovery. “Mamma,” he said, “you cannot be good without praying.” “How do you know?” his mother asked. “Because,” said he, “I have tried”–Parker and St. Johns, Prayer Can Change Your Life, 116. If you use prayer “as a spare tire, only when an […]

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“Your Hair Looks Tired”

We were skiing, and I was doing my best to “wear out” my six year old grandson. It’s almost impossible to accomplish. Actually, it’s always my plan when I ski. I want to exhaust myself and everyone who skis with me. I learned to ski at age thirty-five. Like a lot of people in the […]

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Top Posts For 2011 #10

Last year proved to be an exciting time for me. I felt led to begin this blog and started off by posting a couple of times a week. Almost immediately, I moved to four days a week and followed that regimen for several months. Now, I post every day and look forward to the challenge. Initially, I […]

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The Most Important Part Of Your Ministry

What is it that will “make” your ministry? Every minister wants to know the secret. What is it that will make my ministry grow, progress, and thrive? Sometimes we simply want to know what will make it survive. The answer is the same in every case. The most important part of your ministry is your […]

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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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Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel. — Isaiah 7:14 (NIV)