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I Love the Church

I love the church of the Lord Jesus Christ. In the church, I have found fellowship, encouragement, and strong leadership. Because of the church, I am a follower of Christ and a preacher of the gospel. What makes churches better? First, the church is stronger and better when we have a definite central purpose that […]

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What Every Church Needs

I love the church, and I often think about what it needs. I am currently preaching through Paul’s Epistle to the Philippians. It is fascinating to see what he believed the church needed. It is also interesting to see how he emphasized the unity of the church along with church health and maturity. The wise […]

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What Makes Great Churches?

No one can dispute the importance of the early church. The church, though small and under intense persecution, set the stage for reaching the Roman Empire with the Gospel. What makes for a great church? What did the early church do that made such a difference? When you look at the Book of Acts, several […]

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About Waylon

I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD. — Psalm 27:14 (NIV)