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How Do You Have A Good Forever?

When young people dream, they dream about having a good, happy life. This is completely normal and exactly what they should do. As I talk with people about to be married, they all talk about being “happy.” This, too, is normal. We all want to be happy and fulfilled in life. And, of course, all […]

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What Does This Mean?

Early Saturday morning a friend–a very good friend–sent me a picture of a December 2018 calendar. Accompanying the calendar was an explanation. December 2018 is the only December in our lifetime that will have five Saturdays, five Sundays, and five Mondays. It really is an interesting phenomenon. According to his explanation, it only happens once every […]

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Why Time Goes So Fast

Our pastoral team spent several hours yesterday planning our calendar for 2019. It’s a little strange planning Christmas now – – not Christmas this year but our Christmas plans for next year! I’m convinced time seems to whiz by because we all have such busy calendars. Not only are we planning for 2019 but we’re […]

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How You Start Your Day Really Matters

“The men who have done the most for God in this world have been early on their knees. He who fritters away the early morning, its opportunity and freshness, in other pursuits than seeking God will make poor headway seeking Him the rest of the day. If God is not first in our thoughts and […]

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Why Everyone Needs A No Whining Cup

Years ago someone gave me a “No Whining” coffee mug. Not long after, someone else gave me another one. Now, Martha and I both have special “No Whining” cups. They gave me the mug because I believe in “no whining” and encourage myself and others not to whine. I love my “No Whining” mug 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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God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. — 2 Corinthians 5:21 (NIV)