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Don’t Get Tired

The Bible tells us not to get tired of doing good, for we will reap at the proper time if we don’t give up (Galatians 6:9). Those words could have been written for our current capital campaign and building expansion. We have already opened a major part of our building. If you have visited the […]

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Our Congregational Meeting and More

Last Wednesday night we had our first Congregational Meeting for 2017 (our by-laws call for four each year). Our meetings for the congregation are part business and part information and discussion. I would encourage you to participate whenever possible. The meetings last less than an hour and are usually filled with the kind of information […]

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Notes for Our Congregational Meeting

We will have our first Congregational Meeting of the year Wednesday evening, February 8, at 6:30 PM. We have four meetings each year for the purpose of providing accountability, making decisions which only the Congregation can make, and providing important information to the congregation. If possible, we need you to be present. Here are two […]

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Almost 500!

I have good news–our Forward! Capital Campaign is approaching 500 commitments! These are 500 commitments to give, pray, and seek God and then to follow God’s direction. A capital campaign is never only about giving; it is about being open to God and letting God show you what He can do through you and His church. […]

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It’s Time to Go FORWARD!

You have obviously seen the fast pace of our new construction. The contractors tell us that they are on time and are hopeful to have the educational portion of the building ready next summer. The commons area and the new worship center will be ready early in 2018. It’s exciting to see everything that’s taking […]

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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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[The Birth of Jesus Foretold] In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” — Luke 1:26-28 (NIV)