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The What and the Why of Work

I grew up in the church and I was raised by Christian parents, but neither of those prepared me for God’s teaching about vocation and work. Vacation Bible school, Sunday school, and various Bible studies never fully equipped me to understand God‘s plan. When you look at biblical teaching about work you find the what […]

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Four Steps to a More Productive Day

I can’t think of anyone who doesn’t want to have a meaningful, productive day. Maybe I’m just not around lazy people, but I think we all want to be effective in what we do. It’s actually Biblical. Before sin entered the world, God gave the man work to do. God put Adam in the middle of the Garden […]

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The Worst Part of Obamacare

I’m not a fan of big government or bloated bureaucracies. Under most circumstances I wouldn’t be in favor of the Affordable Care Act (even the President calls it Obamacare) but the latest revelation seems to be the worst part of all. Douglas Elmendorf, the director of the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, testified before congress this […]

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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 commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not covet,” and whatever other command there may be, are summed up in this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Love does no harm to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law. — Romans 13:9-10 (NIV)