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What Are My Choices?

I’ve often asked, “What are my choices?” Whether it’s in a restaurant, a doctor’s office, or in life in general, we all want to know about choices. In life there are two choices–and only two choices. You can characterize these choices in a number of ways: these choices are “life or death,” Godliness or ungodliness,” […]

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Why Do People Reject Jesus?

I often hear people say they can’t understand why people reject Jesus. It often comes in the context of their having gone through great personal trials. It sounds something like this: “How do people deal with their hurts and troubles without Christ?” While we can’t give every reason, there certainly are some biblical reasons to […]

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Is a Selfie More Dangerous than a Shark Attack?

Last year I witnessed a shark attack. It was quite sobering, and I don’t expect to forget it anytime soon. Fortunately, the attack was not deadly and as far as I know it did not cause any permanent disfigurement. It did cause me to look and think about the seriousness of shark attacks. Would you […]

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Hearing God

God wants to know you, and he wants you to know Him. Can anything be more important than knowing your Creator? God also desires to lead His people and to give them direction for life. What is it that hinders our living in close, personal, and significant relationship with God? First, our sin keeps us […]

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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

But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all. — Isaiah 53:5-6 (NIV)