Christ’s Medicine

Each year our Christmas Eve services are some of the largest services of anytime in the year. We established the services years ago and have held to a fairly consistent format ever since. A typical Christmas Eve worship service contains joyful music, Scripture reading, a children’s sermon and a brief sermon. One o0f the highlights is that we take […]

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The Secret For Remembering Names

This is the truth about remembering names: There is no secret for remembering names. I do have a system I follow, but there are no secrets attached and no proprietary information. Most of remembering names is simply wanting to and concentrating on people. I gave one of the foundational events of my life and ministry […]

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One Last Look At Our Trip To Israel

A pilgrimage to Israel is intense. The country is extremely small and filled with sights and experiences. On Saturday of our trip within only a few miles we moved from the Sea of Galilee in the north to the south following the Jordan River. For me, the Sea of Galilee is one of the most […]

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Another Bubba Story

Having grown up within 100 miles of Bagdad, Florida, I know a lot of bubbas. Most of those stories have not turned out as well as that of Bubba Watson, the native of Bagdad and winner of the 2012 Masters Golf Tournament. The Masters is the most prestigious tournament in golf. If you win a […]

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Another Look At Galatians 5:22-23

Paul described what it means to live in Christ. If you live in the Spirit, you will not fulfill the works of the flesh. The sinful nature wars against the Spirit, but if you live by the Spirit, you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature. God produces good fruit in the life of […]

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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 there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all people. This has now been witnessed to at the proper time. — 1 Timothy 2:5-6 (NIV)