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The Power of Integrity

“There’s nothing wrong with asking to be released from a commitment. But if we can’t get free, then we have to make good on it. If we try living true to ourselves at the expense of others, it’ll cost us our relationships, our success, and ultimately everything of real and lasting value”–Michael Hyatt. “Honesty is […]

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Let Your “Yes be Yes”

It’s easy–and tempting–to be dishonest and to speak lies. It seems that we find every way possible not to speak the truth. Jesus dealt with this tendency in the Sermon on the Mount. In this discourse (Matthew 5:33–37), he reminded His followers of the teaching of the Law and its interpretation by the rabbis. They tended to […]

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You and Your Character

“What we see matters, but what we don’t see matters more. . . . While character is vital to our relationships with others, it is even more vital to our relationship with our omniscient Lord. The prophet said to him: ‘He who forms the mountains and creates the wind, and declares to man what is […]

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My Sportscar

Years ago, I wanted to buy a used sports car. I fell in love with this car and thought I had to have it. Martha and I discussed the car, and we were ready to purchase it. Then, something happened that made me understand the car was not for me. I was disappointed, but it was the right decision. That […]

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10 Commandments for Social Media

Almost daily we hear of problems related to the usage of social media. We post inappropriate, personal, or hurtful material. And that doesn’t mention those things which simply aren’t true. Here are 10 Commandments for use of social media (ok, these are really my suggestions). 1. Don’t post anything you aren’t willing to be seen […]

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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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Therefore Jesus said again, “Very truly I tell you, I am the gate for the sheep. I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved. They will come in and go out, and find pasture. The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. — John 10:7, 9-10 (NIV)