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Why the Gospel is a Treasure

Jesus spoke to His disciples in parables. He used the parables in different ways, but He always had a purpose for His use of parables. He explained to the twelve why he spoke in parables. For those who have “spiritual ears,” parables enlighten, make plain, and give understanding. For those without ears to hear and […]

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Why Your Preacher Should Tell Good Stories

In my sermon Sunday, I used an event that happened to me many years ago for the second time. I really didn’t think much about it. After all, maybe half of the congregation hadn’t heard it before, and I thought the other half might not remember it. Boy, was I wrong. Between the services I […]

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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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The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your fellow Israelites. You must listen to him. — Deuteronomy 18:15 (NIV)