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Celebrating Graduates—Celebrating God

Today we celebrate over 40 of our young people who are graduating from high school. What a significant day this is – – both for the students and for their parents and guardians. At noon Sunday, our student ministry will host a luncheon for graduates and their families. It’s always a great time to remember […]

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A Letter to Millennials and Boomers

A few days ago I received an email from a young man in our church. He wanted to share with me an article that pertained to him. The article had to do with millennials who are preparing to be pastors. He fits both of those descriptions. Since I have been somewhat of a mentor to […]

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Are You Ready for the Z’s?

The Z’s  are coming. Are you ready? Is the church ready? I’m somewhat fascinated with generational study. It’s interesting to see that generations are different in much the same way that individuals are different. For example, think about the “Builder Generation.” They returned from World War II and built the country. It even happened in […]

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Do We Have Hope For The Future?

I struggled with giving this post a title. I wanted to ask a question: “Can We Reach My Grandchildren?” or “Can We Reach My Friends?” I wanted to make it personal because this is our personal responsibility. How do we reach our generations for Christ? Especially, how do we reach the youngest generation so that […]

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This Is Our Job

As a follower of Christ, what exactly is my job? We could give a number of different answers related to conformity to Christ, discipleship, and evangelism. The most often cited and least followed is the Great Commission of Jesus found in Matthew 28:19-20. “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the […]

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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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Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD. — Psalm 27:14 (NIV)