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Becoming like Christ

God says He wants us to be holy because He is holy. God desires our sanctification. He wants us daily to be conforming to His image. You may wonder how you can live a holy life. You also may wonder how you can experience sanctification. God’s word is very explicit about this. We are to […]

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Three Truths to Change Your Life

Do you want to make things better? If you knew things could be better, would you dare to do what it takes to make them better? I didn’t ask if you wanted to change because I’ve found most people don’t want to change. They (we) would like to see a better life. We can have a better life […]

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God’s Goal: Your Transformation

When I think of First Baptist Covington, Paul’s letter to the church at Thessalonica comes to mind. Paul had a difficult experience in Philippi as he attempted to share the gospel, but the people at Thessalonica were much more receptive. In one of the earliest writings in the New Testament, Paul thanked them warmly for […]

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Becoming Like Jesus

Yesterday I preached concerning the transfiguration of Jesus as recorded in the Gospel of Mark (Mark 9:2-8). This is an amazing and difficult passage of Scripture. It is widely disputed concerning its meaning and significance. It is particularly hard because it reveals God and His plan for the world. This is how I believe we […]

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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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Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.” — Mark 9:35 (NIV)