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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Who’s Best At Raising Children?

Recently, I wrote about traditional marriage and why it matters. This post is not about traditional marriage or same sex marriage. This post is about a different subject that affects more people. I want you to think with me about who is best at raising children. (By the way, if you would like to see […]

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Taking Another Look At Trouble

Since I was a boy, I have been fascinated with the life of David. I am particularly intrigued about his time as a shepherd. It’s important to know that no one wanted to be a shepherd. The shepherding duties in the family were passed from one child to another as the younger child reached an […]

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Learning To Live At Peace With God and Yourself

This is a verse to teach your children: “The steadfast of mind Thou wilt keep in perfect peace. Because He trusts in Thee” (Isaiah 26:3, NASB). The King James Versison is also very instuctive: “Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.” How do you come […]

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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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Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. — Romans 5:3-4 (NIV)