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A Snapshot of the Last Twelve Months

This past week we submitted our Annual Church Profile to our ministry partners at the Northshore Baptist Association. This report also goes to Louisiana Baptists and to the Southern Baptist Convention. Like you, these ministry partners want to know the state of the church (ours and others) at this point in time. Our Annual Church […]

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Our Time Away

Martha and I want to thank you for our time away during the month of July. You are very gracious to offer us this time and to insist that we take it. We know that as the month goes along we will also look forward to our return. I will continue to communicate with you […]

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Who is Georgia Barnett–and What Difference Does It Make?

I hope you have seen special offering envelopes for the Georgia Barnette Offering. You may be asking (I hope you are) who is Georgia Barnette and why should I consider giving an offering for this need? Georgia Barnette loved Christ and worked to build His kingdom. She specifically worked with Louisiana Baptists to call us […]

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The Great Flood of 2016

Over a five day period of time, Louisiana received a monstrous amount of rainfall and experienced a flood variously estimated to be a 500 or 1000 year flood. In those five days, Louisiana received more rainfall than Bakersfield, California, does in five and a half years. It’s not the kind of history you want to […]

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My Four Grandchildren

My four grandchildren are all part of the generation being born in America right now. Many people call this generation “Generation Z,” because the two previous generations have been known as Gen X (my daughters and their husbands are part of this generation) and Gen Y (also known as the Millennials). These are children who […]

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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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Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song. — Psalm 95:1-2 (NIV)