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It Was a Saints Monday

It’s been a hard day in New Orleans, the state of Louisiana, and along the gulf coast. We are sick over the Saints’ loss. As someone told me yesterday, I would have rather lost by 30 points. People in the New Orleans area have long known about Saints Mondays. It’s one of those days after […]

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2018 Best Practices (#2)

Recently, I wrote about best practices for 2018. You can see the entire list here. “Play the Movie“ made the list as my number one best practice. You can view it here. The number two best practice for 2018 is to “Bracket Your Day.“ By bracketing your day I mean beginning that day with God […]

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Growing LIke Christ

“I know of no better thermometer to your spiritual temperature than this, the measure of the intensity of your prayer”–Charles H. Spurgeon. “Despite all of our faults, weaknesses and inabilities, there really is no limit to what God can do with us, if we will simply turn our lives completely over to Him and be […]

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How to Get Off the Treadmill

You can get off the treadmill! How many times have you felt like the hamster in the wheel, running and running but not really getting anywhere? Unfortunately, most of us feel that way from time to time. I find myself having to refocus and look for creative ways to be able to accomplish all that […]

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Give Me This Day My Daily Blog

Last week I had the opportunity to go to dinner with several friends. I don’t know why the subject came up (I didn’t bring it up), but we began to speak about my blog and specifically how I could write a blog every day. I quickly responded that it’s only 300–500 words per article and […]

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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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A person finds joy in giving an apt reply— and how good is a timely word! — Proverbs 15:23 (NIV)