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Big Goals and Small Ones

My sermon for this weekend is from Jeremiah 29:1-14, a letter which God gave to Jeremiah to send to the people of Jerusalem who were exiled in Babylon. God told them to settle down and carry on the normal processes of life–they were going to be in Babylon a long time. He encouraged them to […]

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Do Something

If you have read my blog over the years, you know that I have a lot of interest in being productive, getting things done, and dealing with procrastination. Let me give you some thoughts about how you can accomplish the things you need to get done. Here are some suggestions. First, develop a plan and […]

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The Power of Setting Goals

Goal setting and establishing priorities are essential to getting things done. How can you get somewhere if you don’t know where you’re going? Establishing priorities and setting goals will determine where you’re going and how you’re planning to get there. How do you set goals? First, determine your goal by setting it big enough to […]

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Taking The Next Step

Recently I had the opportunity to address a group of writers about the importance of blogging and how to get started. The subject of this post is not about getting started in blogging but about getting started in anything. For me this is the key: Take the Next Step. Of course, taking the next step […]

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About Waylon

I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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[On Not Loving the World] Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them. For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world. — 1 John 2:15-16 (NIV)