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Why I Have Hope

All week we’ve been reading the disastrous consequences of the Supreme Court’s decision forcing legalization of same-sex marriages on the states. Unfortunately, we’ve seen some fairly dire predictions. Some of these may come to pass and some may not. We do know this is not good for children, families, or for a society. Yet, I […]

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How To Live In An Unbelieving Society

“Christians should stand out like sparkling diamonds against a rough and dark background. We should be poised, cultured, courteous, gracious–but firm in the things that we do and don’t do. We should laugh and be radiant, but we should refuse sinful pleasure”–Billy Graham. “Come out from among them and be separate, says the Lord. Do […]

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It’s Tax Day!

It’s tax day and if for any reason you didn’t know it, you may have an unpleasant surprise awaiting you. Late last night I wrote the last check and signed the last return. Amazing, even on those rare occasions when a refund is in order, I still seem to wait until the last minute. Actually […]

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I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem. Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering, yet we considered him punished by God, stricken by him, and afflicted. — Isaiah 53:3-4 (NIV)