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A Lesson Learned

Yesterday, I had another lesson in why Christian fellowship is so important and why the Bible gives it such a prominent place. We see this prominent place in The Acts of the Apostles. Luke, the author, gives several summaries of what was happening in the local church. Acts 2 is representative of those summaries: “They […]

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What Makes a Biblical Church?

Acts two gives us the birth of the church. With the disciples waiting in Jerusalem for the gift of the Father, God gave them the Holy Spirit. Each of the disciples spoke in other languages or dialects and people from all over the Mediterranean world heard the gospel in their own language. The disciples made […]

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Is There Power In Prayer?

A friend, church member, and loyal reader shared this with the assurance of a friend of a friend that it’s true. You decide. Here’s the story. A bar called Drummond’s (in Mt. Vernon, Texas,) began construction on an expansion of their building, hoping to increase their business. In response, the local Southern Baptist Church started […]

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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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Verse of the Day

“Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?” The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. — 1 Corinthians 15:55-57 (NIV)