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Values that Count

“Life is built on character, and character is built on decisions. But decisions are based on values, and values must be accepted by faith. Moses made his life-changing decisions on the basis of values that other people thought were foolish (Heb. 11:24-29), but God honored his faith”–Warren Wiersbe. “The Christian does not think that God […]

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The Purpose and Values of Life

“We must continually remind ourselves of the purpose of life. We are not destined to happiness, not to health, but to holiness . . . . At all costs, a person must have a right relationship with God . . . . God has only one intended destiny for mankind–holiness. His only goal is to […]

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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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But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness. — James 3:17-18 (NIV)