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The Campuses of First Baptist Church

Last week, I mentioned to you our desire to reach locally and to reach globally. We believe that this is exactly what Jesus told us to do. As He ascended into heaven, He commanded His followers to “be witnesses in Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and to the ends of the earth“ (Acts 1:8). As part of […]

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An Opportunity to Make a Difference

Several weeks ago, First Baptist Church was contacted by the New Orleans Baptist Association about an opportunity to do ministry and to make a difference on the Southshore. We have been asked to accept the New Orleans Korean Baptist Church as a campus of our church. As you know, we have a campus located in Metairie […]

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The Month of July is Quickly Coming to a Close

The month of July is quickly coming to a close. Martha and I are looking forward to being back with you and beginning a new year of ministry. Today, we are blessed to have Kevin Harless, our Children’s Minister, preaching. Kevin has been part of our church since his family moved here to go to […]

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Freedom Isn’t Always Free

Today we welcome Dr. Rod Masteller to First Baptist Church. Rod will be preaching in all worship services. Rod is a long time pastor and leader of pastors. Most recently, he served for thirteen years as pastor of the Summer Grove Baptist Church of Shreveport, one the leading churches of the Louisiana Baptist Convention. He […]

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Making Church “Just Right”

Last week I had the privilege to visit Metairie Church and preach in person at the morning worship service. These are words which characterized my experience: warm, inviting, friendly, caring. In other words, Metairie Church is becoming exactly what we wanted it to be. The building itself is warm and inviting. The location is easy […]

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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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