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The Power of Showing Up

You probably don’t know the name of Tim Grover, but you almost certainly know the name of Michael Jordan. Maybe you should know Tim Grover’s name as well. Tim Grover trained Michael Jordan. He has also trained a large group of other National Basketball Association players. Many of these would be well-known names also. He […]

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A Lesson in Leadership

Martha and I watch the NBA Playoffs each May. We have watched since early in our marriage. There are probably not many people who do this with the fervor and commitment that we have for these playoffs. That’s where this lesson in leadership comes from. Actually, it’s a very unlikely source. During the NBA’s Western […]

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Celtic Pride

Martha and I love watching the NBA playoffs. During this time of the year, we enjoy getting to watch a game almost every night. When there’s not a game on tv, we get a little melancholy. Martha will even write blogs about the NBA, the playoffs, and the players. If you would like to sample […]

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You Can Make A Difference

Your example can make a difference in someone’s life. Yesterday I had the privilege of preaching at the Alabama Baptist Pastor’s Conference in Montgomery. It’s always a joy to get to preach to pastors. I really don’t feel like the great baseball player Dizzy Dean who said when addressing a group of pastors, “I feel […]

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What Champions Have in Common

Yesterday was a fun day for me. We started the day with worshiping with our brothers and sisters at First Baptist Church Covington. After lunch, we joined with many of the church family and other churches in our area for the regional speakers tournament and Bible drill held at our church. It’s always a thrill […]

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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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“I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me— just as the Father knows me and I know the Father—and I lay down my life for the sheep. — John 10:14-15 (NIV)