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Happy 90th, Mama!

Martha and I are blessed today to be in my hometown, visiting my mother and celebrating her 90th birthday. We should have a wonderful party with my brother, at least two of Mama’s sisters, many of her nieces and nephews (my cousins) and their children and grandchildren. We are truly blessed. We are also blessed […]

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How Was Your Blue Monday?

Presumably, yesterday was Blue Monday and not just for fans of the New Orleans Saints. Yesterday is called “Blue Monday” for the following factors: Yesterday is one of the coldest, most miserable weather days of the year. Days are short in January and there’s not much daylight. We’re beginning to have to pay our Christmas […]

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Learning to Pray

After observing Jesus praying, His disciples asked Him to teach them to pray just as John the Baptist had taught his disciples (Luke 11:1). Is there any thing more important then learning to pray? I find it interesting that Jesus never taught His disciples how to preach, but He did teach them how to pray. […]

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Thoughts about Prayer, Blessings, and Tolerance

“Satan dreads nothing but prayer. His one concern is to keep the saints from praying. He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work, prayerless religion. He laughs at our toil, he mocks our wisdom, but he trembles when we pray–Samuel Chadwick. “No one is a firmer believer in the power of prayer than the devil; […]

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Happy New Year from Waylon and Martha

Martha and I wish you a joyful and blessed new year. This year gives us the opportunity to love God and love people. It allows us time to join with others who want to make a difference in our world. I want to thank you for the privilege you give me. Many of you begin […]

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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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Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life. — 1 John 5:12 (NIV)