Messages for July

We have an exciting July planned at First Baptist Church. In addition to World Changers next week and Winshape Camp the week after, we have four outstanding individuals to preach this month. Saturday and Sunday, July 7 & 8–Senator Steve Russell We are honored to have Senator Steve Russell speak to us this weekend. Senator […]

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Quotations You Can Use (July 6, 2012)

“The more you read the Bible, the more you will want to read it. It is an appetite which grows as it is fed”–F.B. Meyer, Light On Life’s Duties, 34. “As you pray, please be listening to the Father. God never does anything without first revealing what He’s going to do to His children who […]

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What Do You Do Before Breakfast?

What are you doing before breakfast? Laura Vanderkam (What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast) believes much of your life can be defined by what you do before breakfast. She  has written a fascinating ebook which demonstrates that many very successful people use mornings as a time to get things done. But, it’s not what […]

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One Nation Under God

Though controversial for many people our Pledge of Allegiance to the flag contains these wonderful words: “One Nation Under God.” But, are they accurate? Are they accurate for you? What about our government and those who lead us? At least for the founding fathers, these words certainly appear to be accurate. Many of those who […]

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What A Pastor Reads

Last week, I wrote about our plans for the month of July. In addition to many other plans, I hope to have extra time to read. Pastors must read to stay fresh and help their congregations. I experience many times where the demands of the pastorate and my schedule don’t allow me to read as much as […]

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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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You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. — Romans 5:6-8 (NIV)