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The Best Story of the Day

Yesterday was a momentous day. Listening to the news was like riding a roller coaster. Think of all the things in the news. Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the U.S. Senate, the NATO summit, President Trump’s meeting with Teresa May and coming meeting with Vladimir Putin–what a news day. According to which network you watched, you were […]

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The Goodness of this Day

Today is Good Friday. While we instinctively know the goodness of this day, it almost seems impossible to the rational mind. What makes this day good? How could the death of the Son of God ever be considered good. First, the goodness of this day is because of God. This day shows us–in very tangible […]

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Are You Having an Oscars Moment?

According to all accounts, the Oscars ceremony Sunday night was a fiasco. Based on who you talked to or what you read, it may have been a fiasco across the board. It certainly was in the awarding of the signature Oscar of the night–the Best Picture Award. The award went to La La Land, uh, […]

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Why This is a “Good Friday”

Christianity has many paradoxes. One of these is that we revere the cross and call the day of our Lord’s brutal execution “good.” Why is this the case? Why is this “Good Friday?” First, this Friday is good because it reveals the love of God for the people of the world. Words cannot possibly demonstrate […]

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What Nicodemus Learned from Jesus

Nicodemus was one of the leaders of Israel. Not only did he lead in political and religious duties, but he also taught the law to the people of Israel. When Nicodemus came to Jesus, He came as one who needed to be taught the things of God. What did Nicodemus learn? First, he really did […]

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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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Verse of the Day

Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel. — Isaiah 7:14 (NIV)