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How Faith Fits with Works

Last week I had a wonderful conversation with a man who I am getting to know better and who is obviously growing in his faith and knowledge of God. That is, of course, exactly what God wants to happen. Paul often prayed for the churches that they would grow in their love and knowledge of […]

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You Can’t Be Good by What You Don’t Do

As a student at New Orleans Seminary (a graduate school for ministerial students), I had a required course in Christian Ethics. Courses in Christian Ethics can take two different forms. One has to do with ethical conduct in ministry itself. A course of this nature would involve subjects such as how ministers relate to one […]

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How Do You Really Help Someone?

How do you really help someone? Most people who have tried to help others have learned that helping someone is not as easy as it appears. In fact, sometimes it is almost impossible. No wonder “Good Samaritans” often speak of compassion fatigue. I hope you read yesterday’s post about “A Story Worthy of Christmas.”  It will […]

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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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Whoever would foster love covers over an offense, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends. — Proverbs 17:9 (NIV)