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A Word for Fat Tuesday

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all  in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Today in Mobile, New Orleans, Rio, most of South Louisiana, and many other parts of the world this is Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, or Carnival. For the most […]

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Why Church Matters

I know church matters, but sometimes I know it more than others. Just such an occasion happened yesterday. Martha and I have taken several days vacation. It’s a perfect time of the year in Louisiana – – beautiful weather and the middle of Mardi Gras season. Sometimes it feels that as many people leave Louisiana […]

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Are You Happy?

Today is an unusual day in south Louisiana and the Gulf Coast. Actually, it’s not unusual to us at all, but it should be unusual to people around the country and over the world who read this blog. Today is what we call Mardi Gras day or “Fat Tuesday.” It’s called that because among Roman […]

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Mardi Gras and Metairie Church

First Baptist Church has two campuses, one in Covington and one in Metairie. If God should so allow, we hope to have other campuses in the future. We felt led to move first to Metairie, not because it is a easy place to start churches and do ministry but because it is hard. Metairie and […]

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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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