Another Masters Champion

Bubba Watson’s victory in the Masters Golf Tournament this week reminded me of another Masters that ended on Easter Sunday. This was one of those events that simply seems to stick in your mind. In 1993 Bernhard Langer won the Masters for the second time. Though memorable for him, his winning the Masters for the second […]

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Confront The Problem Not The Person

How do you get along with people, repair relationships, and generally keep the church on a straight path? The pastor who can do that will be both rich and famous–oh, wait, that won’t work, he’s a pastor :). Maybe you won’t be rich and famous, but you can help the people of God to work […]

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Who Are You Having Problems With?

Who are you having problems with? Most of us immediately have a name and a face that comes to mind. Most pastors immediately know of someone in the congregation who is causing fits one way or another. That’s the bad news, but there is also good news. The good news is God has provided a way […]

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Congratulations Bubba!

Okay, I just became a Bubba Watson fan. Not just because of that famous shot on the second playoff hole (the tenth hole at Augusta) and not simply because he won the Masters Championship. I became a Twitter follower of @bubbawatson when I saw his tweet after the Masters: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Rejoice always, pray […]

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This Wonderful Day

On this wonderful day, I want to take you through a quick look at the picture of the resurrection in Mark’s gospel (Mark 16:1-8). Like all of the gospel accounts of the resurrection, Mark gives us a reasonable look at the events which occurred–events and reactions that point us to the truthfulness that Christ was raised. […]

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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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Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, now that you have tasted that the Lord is good. — 1 Peter 2:2-3 (NIV)