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It’s Not How You Start . . .

Over the last couple of years I have driven through tiny Port Barre (pronounced Barry), Louisiana, a number of times. In fact, I usually stop at one of the service stations for a cup of coffee or a bag of peanuts. Port Barre is one of those great places in Louisiana filled with cajun accents […]

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No One Is Self Made

No one is self made. Sometimes we think we have done everything on our own, but we all stand on the shoulders and encouragement of others. Sam Walton is about as “self-made” as anyone in America. We know his remarkable story of success in building the largest retail business in the world and one of […]

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The Best Preacher I Ever Heard

I hesitate to rank preachers but Frank Pollard, the late pastor of First Baptist Church of Jackson, Mississippi, comes as close as any I know as being the best preacher I ever heard. For years, Frank came to FBC Covington to preach in our Miracle Mondays each July. He was the one constant we had […]

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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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But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all. — Isaiah 53:5-6 (NIV)