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What Do You Love? Who Do You Fear?

“The most dangerous love affair any man or woman will experience in life is a love affair with money. It is a deceitful object of desire, because it can never deliver what it promises. If you make money your primary aim, you are setting yourself up for a life of heartache”–Monday Matters. “He who loves […]

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You Can’t Really Live Without God

“Humans were created to need intimate relationship with our Creator”–Jim Denison. “God made us: invented us as a man invents an engine. A car is made to run on petrol, and it would not run properly on anything else. Now God designed the human machine to run on Himself. He Himself is the fuel our […]

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Heaven and Hell

“Earth, if chosen instead of Heaven, will turn out to have been, all along, a region of Hell; and earth, if put second to Heaven, to have been from the beginning a part of Heaven itself”–C.S. Lewis. “What matters last, matters most. When we are in heaven, the fears, worries, and distractions of this fallen […]

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It Was a Saints Monday

It’s been a hard day in New Orleans, the state of Louisiana, and along the gulf coast. We are sick over the Saints’ loss. As someone told me yesterday, I would have rather lost by 30 points. People in the New Orleans area have long known about Saints Mondays. It’s one of those days after […]

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What We Need in 2018

“No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him” (1 Corinthians 2:9). “Fallen man is not simply an imperfect creature who needs improvement: he is a rebel who must lay down his arms”–C.S. Lewis “There’s a silent pause between Christmas and the New […]

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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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