Our Trip To Israel In Pictures

We fly into New Orleans today after a great trip to Israel. Martha and I agree it’s our best ever for all kinds of reasons. I want to share some of our pictures with you. I’ll add to this later on when I have more time to reflect. As we stood in Jericho looking up […]

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Qumran And The Word Of God

You might not recognize the place we visited yesterday. The name is not found in the Bible and the most important aspect of this place occurred long after the end of Bible times. Yet, Qumran is one of the most important places for the study of the Bible. Qumran is located at the northwest corner […]

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My Sermon From The Garden Of Gethsemene

Sunday Morning I had the privilege to preach the Gospel in one of the most memorable places ever. I preached in the Garden of Gethsemene on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. We know, of course, that Jesus spent the night before the crucifixion praying and preparing for the events of the next day. We […]

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Traveling From Galilee to Jericho

We spent Friday in beautiful Galilee touring the places where Jesus taught and preached. On Saturday, we moved south from Galilee to the area of Jericho. Our Friday in Galilee consisted of both upper Galilee (Ceasarea Philippi) and lower Galilee (the area around the Sea of Galilee). I love Galilee. It is green and vibrant. […]

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A Look At Galatians 5:22-23

I believe all Christians should memorize, pray, and meditate on Galatians 5:22-23. These verses give Paul’s promise for every believer. The indwelling Holy Spirit produces spiritual fruit which blesses our lives and changes us for the better. This is Paul’s hope-filled message: “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, […]

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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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For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. — Romans 1:16 (NIV)