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Shining Light in the Darkness

Yesterday, I wrote about the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve as Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. That nomination has brought on division and confrontation. It should bring on honest discussion and a desire to know Judge Kavanaugh and his qualifications for the court. We always need to pray, but we […]

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Good Christians Make Good Citizens

“Good Christians make good citizens”–Justin Martyr, Christian Apologist who died A.D. 165 in Rome. “First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all men, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life, godly and respectful in every way”–1 […]

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Who Should I Vote For?

Louisiana does its elections differently from most any other state. That’s not so surprising because we do a lot of things differently than any other state. We have an election coming up this Saturday. We will vote for all the statewide offices including our governor. We”ll also vote for parish offices. In anticipation of the […]

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Heaven Is My Home

“The fact that our heart yearns for something Earth can’t supply is proof that Heaven must be our home”–C.S. Lewis. “But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ”–Philippians 3:20. “Life is short. Eternity is long. And my home is in heaven, where I will spend […]

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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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Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him. — James 1:12 (NIV)