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What Will Change America?

“The coming days will be the times that try men’s souls: The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country, but he that stands NOW, will earn the love, gratefulness and honor of the nation. Future American history books will write–and our children and grandchildren will […]

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Why Your Sin Will Always Find You Out

“God warned his people to ‘learn not the way of the nations’ (Jeremiah 10:1), for ‘many are the sorrows of the wicked’ (Psalm 32:10). The enemy hates us, so we can know that every temptation is intended to result in our hurt. What seems pleasant and popular today will be ruinous tomorrow. If you continue […]

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What Makes A Nation Great?

200 years ago France was the major world power. 100 years ago Great Britain was the major world power. 50 years ago people all over the world feared the rise of communism and the Soviet Union. None of those nations are world leaders any longer. What makes a great nation? Yesterday I preached from 2 […]

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You Can Have Joy

  “O what a happy soul am I, Although I cannot see I am resolved that in this world contented I will be; How many blessings I enjoy that other people don’t, to weep and sigh because I’m blind, I cannot and I won’t”–songwriter Fanny Crosby at age 8. “The joy that Jesus provides us […]

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Why Belief Matters

“When people stop believing in God, they don’t believe in nothing–they believe in anything”–G.K. Chesterton. “Many Christians have what we might call a ‘cultural holiness.’ They adapt to the character and behavior pattern of Christians around them. As the Christian culture around them is more or less holy, so these Christians are more or less […]

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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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