Quotes You Can Use (January 27, 2012)

“When Robert Louis Stevenson was four years old he announced a great discovery. “Mamma,” he said, “you cannot be good without praying.” “How do you know?” his mother asked. “Because,” said he, “I have tried”–Parker and St. Johns, Prayer Can Change Your Life, 116. If you use prayer “as a spare tire, only when an […]

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“Your Hair Looks Tired”

We were skiing, and I was doing my best to “wear out” my six year old grandson. It’s almost impossible to accomplish. Actually, it’s always my plan when I ski. I want to exhaust myself and everyone who skis with me. I learned to ski at age thirty-five. Like a lot of people in the […]

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Top Posts For 2011 #10

Last year proved to be an exciting time for me. I felt led to begin this blog and started off by posting a couple of times a week. Almost immediately, I moved to four days a week and followed that regimen for several months. Now, I post every day and look forward to the challenge. Initially, I […]

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The Most Important Part Of Your Ministry

What is it that will “make” your ministry? Every minister wants to know the secret. What is it that will make my ministry grow, progress, and thrive? Sometimes we simply want to know what will make it survive. The answer is the same in every case. The most important part of your ministry is your […]

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Life’s Gonna Get You Down

Life’s going to get you down. That’s a given. Even the most Godly among us experience the ups and downs of life.  Some even experience hard times because they are righteous. Take Elijah as an example. Would he have experienced difficulty if he had gone along to get along? Or, did his difficulty come because he sought to […]

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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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Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.” — Mark 9:35 (NIV)