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On Earthquakes, Hurricanes, and Other Hard Things of Life

Over the weekend, folks in Louisiana dealt with Hurricane Barry while folks in California are still jittery over the two recent earthquakes. Both of these strike fear and concern. The folks in Louisiana say, “At least you know when a hurricane is coming.” The folks in California are very aware their state has a major […]

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Getting Prepared

As I write this article and go about all the other aspects of life, it’s almost impossible in my part of the world (Louisiana) not to think about the approaching Tropical Storm Barry, maybe soon to be Hurricane Barry with a landfall somewhere near us. If your in the path of the storm, it’s my […]

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Are You Prepared For A Crisis?

Residents of coastal Alabama are familiar with billboards which proclaim: “The first seventy-two are on you.” The billboard means that in the event of a hurricane, you won’t have much help for the first three days. After going through Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath in 2005, I attest to the truthfulness of that statement. We […]

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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)