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Today Is My Father’s Birthday

Today is my father’s birthday. He would have been 91 years old. He died almost 19 years ago at a way too early age. The picture is my dad and brother. I’m the one on the right at about seven or eight years old. Two things strike me about this picture. First, how young–and thin–my […]

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The One Practice To Help Your Children

You can help your children with their faith. What you do today will help them now and will help them in the future. In fact, studies show that most children who are raised in a home where the Christian faith is taken seriously–though imperfectly–tend to raise their own families as people of faith. What we […]

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A Look At Fatherhood

I thank God for my father and for all of you who are seeking to lead your children in the ways of God. As we thank God for our fathers (honoring them as Scripture says), we recognize how different we are but how much we are alike. If you would like to read about my […]

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Tim Tebow And His Mom

On this past Sunday, Father’s Day, Tim Tebow preached at Qualcom Stadium in San Diego before 26,000 people. On Monday, his mother Pam spoke at a pre-convention conference of the Southern Baptist Convention. Tim spoke at Qualcom Stadium at the invitation of pastor David Jeremiah. He challenged dads to make the sacrifices necessary to get […]

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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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Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. — Colossians 3:15 (NIV)