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A Beginning Point for Prayer

You may be beginning to pray or you may be beginning again. Good for you. What should you do as you seek to deepen your prayer life? Let’s remember no one on earth has a precise formula for prayer. Prayer is so much more than a formula or a recitation. It is coming into the […]

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There’s Hope

Sometimes life gets so hard that you wonder if there’s any hope. For example, after a near miss with Hurricane Nate (near miss from my point of view not from all of my friends and readers in South Mississippi), there is another system in the Atlantic. When we reflect on Las Vegas, we wonder if […]

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America Should know This Verse

My Scripture reading and meditation yesterday morning came from the prophecy of Daniel. I have found Daniel to be very insightful about where we are as a nation. Yesterday I read Daniel 4–5, two chapters about the reign of Belshazzar in Babylon. Belshazzar was the son of Nabonidus and the grandson of Nebuchadnezzar. Belshazzar and […]

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How We Should Think of Bin Laden’s Death

How We Should Think of Bin Laden’s Death Maybe the question of the future will be:  “where were you when you heard about bin Laden’s death?”  I was on my way to bed and picked up my cell phone for one last look.  I had received an alert from one of my apps that Osama […]

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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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No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it. — 1 Corinthians 10:13 (NIV)