God’s Plan For You

Years ago, I emphasized God’s Word to Jeremiah to the people of our church. Jeremiah 29:11 is certainly one of the most encouraging and hopeful passages of Scripture. Jeremiah wrote to the exiles from Jerusalem who had been forced to live in Babyon: “For I know the plans I have for you, ‘declares the Lord,’ […]

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Could it happen here?

On this Sunday 2000 years ago, God bestowed His Spirit on His Church. The church has never been the same. God’s bestowal of the Spirit gave the church direction, leadership, power, and fruitfulness. The church moved from the work of a group of disciples to the work of God’s Spirit leading in ways which are […]

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Quotations You Can Use (May 25, 2012)

“The love of the Saviour was revealed to me, You can’t explain what a revelation is. I saw that the Saviour and Father, before I should suffer, would rather suffer for me. No natural love is in the same world as His love. It was not merely that the Saviour helped me outside Himself; no, […]

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Can America Really Change?

One of the most consistent polling questions in America has to do with whether or not we are on the right track. The question gets a consistently negative response. America is on the wrong track. Politicians use this to prove whatever they want to change. Could it be what America needs is not about the economy […]

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Does Facebook Destroy Marriages?

Facebook has had an eventful week. First, the company went public after being valued at $104 billion in an Initial Public Offering, making founder Mark Zuckerberg an instant multi-billionaire. Quite a few of the founding investors became millionaires overnight. Then Zuckerberg married his fiance in a surprise ceremony (the 100 or so guests thought they were attending a […]

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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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May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. — Romans 15:5-6 (NIV)