Quotes You Can Use (December 23, 2011)

“I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen, not because I see it, but because by it I see everything else”–C. S. Lewis. “Living for Christ does not mean that you won’t have problems, but living for Christ will give you the best life possible”–Waylon Bailey “Eternity is a long time […]

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Comet Lovejoy

In the world of astronomy everything is spectacular, but something happened recently that even has astronomers astounded. Comet Lovejoy, discovered November 27, 2011, by amateur astronomer Terry Lovejoy, followed a deadly orbit that was too near the sun. Astronomers were almost certain that the comet could not survive its path through the sun. On December 16, 2011, it passed […]

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What Makes Following Christ So Different?

What is it about the Christian faith that is so different? The answer to the question would take volumes, but the prophet Jeremiah gives us a brief understanding of the significance of faith in Christ. First, Christ gives us the ability to follow Him and keep His commands. Christ’s work in making us a new creation […]

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Are All Religions Really The Same?

Are all religions the same? It’s an assertion that we hear often. And, in a very limited sense, the assertion is correct. After all, most religions are very similar. They all have prayer, holy writings, offerings, sacrifices, and particular beliefs that are important. When you get beyond the facade, all religions are not the same. […]

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“All Religions Are Alike”

“All religions are alike.” That statement probably bothers me more than any other misguided view that I hear. It’s one thing to not like the Christian faith; it’s another to not understand it. Any enlightened critic must know that Christianity is different–way different. Jeremiah’s New Covenant (Jeremiah 31:31-34) may do more to show the differences […]

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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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Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth. — 1 John 3:18 (NIV)