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The Word for Today (September 6, 2019)

“Be strong and of good courage, do not fear or be in dread of them: for it is the Lord your God who goes with you; he will not fail you or forsake you” (Deuteronomy 31:6). I continue to be amazed at how many times the Bible tells us to be strong and courageous and […]

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Dealing with Fear

Fear is common to human beings. Everyone experiences fear, and everyone must deal with it. If you struggle with fear, you are not alone. We don’t ordinarily think of Joshua as afraid or intimidated, but the fact that God told him not to be fearful or dismayed seems to indicate that even a great warrior […]

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How To Make Your Life Better

Joshua of the Old Testament was an amazing person. He certainly was not perfect, but he accomplished amazing feats. When you study the life and leadership of Joshua, you learn lessons which can bless you for all of your life. In spite of all those accomplishments, Joshua’s greatest attribute was his obedience to God. Joshua […]

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Bringing July To A Close

Martha and I have enjoyed our time away during the month of July. We have had the opportunity to spend time with family and also to gear up for an exciting start to the new school year. We hope you have had similar opportunities. This weekend Martha and I are making a quick trip to […]

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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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And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them. — 1 John 4:16 (NIV)