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Life is the Sum of our Choices

“The curse of the modern pastor is speaking to people who do not want to hear but rather hear only what they already think or want (2 Timothy 4:3)”–Waylon Bailey. “My true knowlege of self comes not from my searching myself but God searching me”–Watchman Nee. “People are backsliders on their knees long before they […]

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We Need A Real God

“Some take pride in chariots, and others in horses, but we take pride in the name of Yahweh our God”–Psalm 20:7. “The madness of mornings is a key reason most of us believe we have no time. We have time, but it’s consumed by sound and fury that culminates in few accomplishments beyond getting out […]

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Prayer That Counts

“Grant that I may not pray alone with the mouth; help me that I may pray from the depths of my heart”–Martin Luther. “For it is as great an absurdity to suppose holy prayers, and Divine petitions, without a holiness of life suitable to them, as to suppose a holy and Divine life without prayers”–William […]

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Learning from Closed Doors

I have always been fascinated by “the will of God.” Godly people want to make decisions that please God. None of us wants to be the Balaam (Numbers 22-24) who deliberately goes against what God wants. Part of Balaam’s problem was not that he directly disobeyed God but that He sought to find a way […]

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How We Change

Change is hard. Brain researcher, Dr. Gerhard Roth of the University of Bremen in Germany, explains why. “The brain is always trying to automate things and to create habits, which it imbues with feelings of pleasure. Holding to the tried and true gives us a feeling of security, safety and competence while at the same […]

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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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My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. — 1 John 2:1 (NIV)