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Freedom That Is Really Free

“No religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States”–Article VI of the United States Constitution. “In current American culture, you are free to be a Christian as long as you don’t actually live out your faith, vote your faith, take a stand in relation […]

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Russia’s New Law

You may have seen the news reports about the new law in Russia. Yesterday Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill that made sharing your faith or even emailing a friend and inviting him to church illegal. Amazingly, in Russia today you can no longer teach your children your faith or talk to your friends […]

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Where is the Hardest Place to Be a Christian?

This past week I read an article about the 50 hardest countries to live as a Christian. It was a survey and study to determine the places where ¬†Christians are most persecuted. As you sort through the list, most of the nations are what you would expect. North Korea has been at the top of […]

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Why The New Pope Matters

Early yesterday afternoon I met with a Catholic friend. He greeted me with: “This is probably not the most important part of our meeting, but we have a new pope!” As a non-Catholic, I disagree with the Catholic Church in a number of areas. At the same time, Catholics and non-Catholics agree in many areas. […]

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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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“I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me— just as the Father knows me and I know the Father—and I lay down my life for the sheep. — John 10:14-15 (NIV)