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Good Christians Make Good Citizens

“Good Christians make good citizens”–Justin Martyr, Christian Apologist who died A.D. 165 in Rome. “First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all men, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life, godly and respectful in every way”–1 […]

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Are You Happy or Sad about the Election?

One of the amazing aspects of the presidential election in America has been the number of people who are very happy and the almost equal number of people who are very sad. Whether you’re happy or sad about the election, here are some things we need to do. First, remember to pray for all those […]

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Quotations You Can Use (March 15, 2013)

“Why doesn’t God just force us to do the things he knows to be right? It is because that would lose precisely that which he has intended in our creation: freely chosen character. The centrality of will to personhood is what makes it immediately and strongly precious and gives the person¬†dignity. Dignity is a worth […]

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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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God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. — 2 Corinthians 5:21 (NIV)