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God’s Call To Serve Him

“A call is what you would do for nothing that others would not do for any amount of money.” “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart” (Jer 29:13). “God chooses, or elects, people for service. No one in the Old Testament is elected because of greatness (see […]

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Wise Words For The Man Of God

“Leaders need the head of a scholar, the heart of a child, and the hide of a rhinoceros”–David Dockery. “Kindness is the oil that lubricates the machinery of life”–Mark Graham. “When you change the way you look at things. the things you look at change”–Wayne Dyer. “A preacher is like every other redeemed sinner. His […]

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Renew Your Life By Renewing Your Mind

We all know we are called to be different people than we were in the past. We know we have moved from death into life. We also know we are new creatures, and we are to be conformed to the image of Christ. That’s what we know. How do we live that way? Paul gave […]

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Why You “Must” Renew Your Mind (Part Three)

“Don’t let the world around you squeeze you into its own mould, but let God remould your minds from within” (Romans 12:1-2, J.B. Phillips). Your mind is a fertile field for both good and evil. You are what you think. Another way to put this is “as you think, so you will become.” Writing from […]

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Why You “Must” Renew Your Mind (Part Two)

How do we respond to God’s great purpose to conform us to the image of His own dear Son? Can anything match the importance of becoming like Christ? We are to have the mind of Christ (Philippians 2:5-11). How does this occur? Paul called the church at Rome (and us) to go on being transformed […]

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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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He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem. Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering, yet we considered him punished by God, stricken by him, and afflicted. — Isaiah 53:3-4 (NIV)