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Right Words at the Right Time

The Bible talks about words that are fitly spoken. “A word fifty spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver” (Proverbs 25:11). While I am not quite sure about the imagery of apples of gold in pictures of silver, I get the point. That is what you are to understand about the Proverbs. […]

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The Number One Reason Why Missionaries Leave the Field

Do you remember why most people change jobs? I wrote about that several days ago.  It’s the age-old problem of relationships.Now there has been a new study of why most missionaries leave the field. When I read the headline I immediately thought of several areas that would impact missionary service. I thought of money, family, […]

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Seeing Yourself as Others See You

In high school I never considered myself a great student of English literature, but I have always been amazed at how much of English lit – – especially poetry – – I remember. Poetry, by its very nature, lends itself to memory. I still remember reading the wonderful poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Edgar Allan Poe, […]

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The Secret of Getting Things Done

“I learned that personal discipline is the indispensable key for accomplishing anything in this life. I have since come to understand even more that it is, in fact, the mother and handmaiden of what we call genius. . . . We will never get anywhere in life without discipline, be it in the arts, business, […]

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A Life-changing Verse

Yesterday morning early I carried out my normal morning routine. I arose early and deliberately spent the time seeking the presence of God. By the way, being in the presence of God has more to do with us than with God. James the apostle told us to “Draw near to God and he will draw […]

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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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Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” — Matthew 19:14 (NIV)