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Christmas Joy

This weekend (December 1 at 6:00 PM) begins the time of our Christmas celebration as we light the Christmas tree in the Plaza. This will be a joyful and fun-filled time as our combined choirs lead us in singing some of our favorite Christmas carols. After the music and lighting of the tree, we will […]

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My Favorite Day of the Year

This is my favorite day of the year. It always has been. Christmas Eve as I was growing up was a day my father’s business always closed down. It was one of the few days of the year other than Sundays when my dad didn’t work. It was a whole day we all devoted to […]

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No Wonder Angels Sang

This weekend our times of worship, our Christmas Eve services, and especially Christmas day make this a wonderful and blessed weekend and week. I pray that you may have a wonderful time of worship, family, rest, and joyful activity. I pray also that this will be a time of genuine reflection where you will have […]

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Opportunities and Blessings

Today, I want to write about two things. First, I want to remind you of the opportunities we have to worship God and to fellowship with one another during this Christmas time. Next weekend will be our Christmas musical, O Come Let Us Adore. O Come Let Us Adore is a joint effort of our […]

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Who’s Coming to Church Sunday?

I’ve been an interested observer of the church all my life. Even before I became a preacher and a pastor, I was fascinated by the church and how it functioned. That brings me to Easter Sunday and who will be in church and who won’t. This question is on my mind because our pastoral staff […]

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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 when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship. — Galatians 4:4-5 (NIV)