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A Hard Mother’s Day

This past Sunday was a hard Mother’s Day. I don’t think I have ever experienced such anguish as I prepared for to preach my Mother’s Day sermon. Mother’s Day is always hard, but this one became especially difficult. You, no doubt, already know about how often women who could not conceive simply go out of […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Welcome and happy Mother’s Day! We are thankful to have you and your family at our worship services this weekend. We want to follow the Scriptural command to honor our fathers and mothers. Let me take this time to tell you who we are at FBC Covington. We live by this statement: “We exist to […]

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The Hand That Rules the World

“The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world”–W. R. Wallace. “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother”–Abraham Lincoln. “I am reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and, I am persuaded, now lives […]

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My Mother’s Day Tribute

Last week, one of my younger cousins replied to Martha’s blog about our grandmother Wallace. She talked about her sense of humor and positive regard for us as grandchildren and everyone else she met. We all called her “Mama Wallace” and our grandfather “Daddy Wallace.” Those names seem strange to me now because I’ve never […]

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A Tribute To My Mom

Happy Mother’s Day! May God bless all of us with a wonderful day as we honor our mothers and remember the contribution they have made to our lives. I recognize Mother’s Day has a great deal of pain to go with the joy and happiness. For many people, Mother’s Day is a time to remember […]

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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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For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. — Jeremiah 29:11-13 (NIV)