Good Decisions Come From Above

There is a so-called wisdom that comes from ourselves alone. The Bible is clear that that wisdom is “earthly, unspiritual, and devilish.” This wisdom comes from “bitter jealousy and selfish ambition.” It results in “disorder and every vile practice” (James 3:14-16). While all wisdom apart from God cannot and should not be described in this […]

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I Love the “Eyes of the Lord”

God is spirit and those who worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth (John 4:24). Jesus used this teaching to help us understand God. Because He is spirit, we are not confined to worship Him in only one place. He is available to us wherever we are. This teaching also shows that […]

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The Sons of Thunder

Recently, I have studied again the request of James and John to rule with Jesus in His coming kingdom. You can find this account in both Matthew (20:17-28) and Mark (10:32-45). These are interesting passages which speak of the kingdom of God and the work of Jesus as well as the short-sighted and selfish members of […]

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Why Time Goes So Fast

Our pastoral team spent several hours yesterday planning our calendar for 2019. It’s a little strange planning Christmas now – – not Christmas this year but our Christmas plans for next year! I’m convinced time seems to whiz by because we all have such busy calendars. Not only are we planning for 2019 but we’re […]

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Keys to Success

My dad was a businessman, and I’ve always liked business and businesses. As a pastor, I enjoy hearing how people make a living and what they do as a career. It’s simply fascinating. We all have to make business decisions. We no longer live in simple times or in an agrarian society. We must all […]

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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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[The Birth of Jesus Foretold] In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” — Luke 1:26-28 (NIV)