Learning To Encourage Others

I know it’s not thanksgiving. That’s what makes what I am going to say even more significant. Today, I want to tell you about a special church who blessed our lives. Late yesterday evening Martha and I were having a late cup of coffee (decaf unfortunately) and just enjoying being together. Somehow our conversation got […]

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Practical Helps For Using The Bible

Where can I get help to study the Bible? I love to hear that question. It means that someone is interested in knowing God and knowing about His Word. The fact is there are many aids for studying the Scripture. Some are expensive and hard to find, but most are easily accessible. Yesterday’s post about […]

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Practical Lessons For Living For Christ

Of all the areas in life we need to consider, living for Christ everyday fits near the top of the list. How do we live for Christ on a daily basis? How do we get victory over sin? Here are practical steps to winning the victory over sin in your life. First, take one day […]

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Learning To Live For Christ Daily

Can there be any greater exhortation for Christian living than Romans 12:1-2? Paul calls upon all of us (brothers) to present our bodies to God as a living sacrifice and to renew our minds (daily) in commitment to Him. These are verses filled with power for our relationship with God and our conduct toward one […]

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The Importance Of Leadership

Beginning in August, my preaching plan will involve a sermon series from Acts called “Turning Points.” The Book of Acts shows a series of decisions and events that changed everything. One way to look at Acts is seeing how God worked in Acts to break down barriers. As I have been studying and planning for […]

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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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Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; — John 11:25 (NIV)