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What Our Government Needs

We shouldn’t be amazed that God does all things well, but still I find myself often astounded at the practical nature of the Scripture and how it speaks to the issues of our day. On this Fourth of July week, it is good to reflect about the place of government in the world. Scripture gives […]

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It’s Tax Day!

It’s tax day and if for any reason you didn’t know it, you may have an unpleasant surprise awaiting you. Late last night I wrote the last check and signed the last return. Amazing, even on those rare occasions when a refund is in order, I still seem to wait until the last minute. Actually […]

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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)