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What the Ritz Carlton Taught Me about Church

Last week Martha and I were treated to a real blessing. We went to the Ritz Carlton Hotel in New Orleans and to the Pelicans – Spurs basketball game at the Smoothie King Center. All of that was a gift from our church staff for Christmas. They certainly gave us a great gift and set […]

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Why the Church Must Adapt

As  the church goes, so goes the nation. Benjamin Franklin gave the reason for the necessity of the church in a free land. “Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they need of masters.” Would it be too much to say we have become corrupt and vicious? By […]

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Go Spurs–Go Church!

Sunday night the San Antonio Spurs won the National Basketball Association Championship by beating Lebron James and the two time champion Miami Heat four games to one. The Spurs are being widely credited with playing some of the best basketball ever. They won four of the five games played by more than 15 points each […]

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The Definition of Greatness

Martha and I have a May-June tradition. We watch the NBA playoffs on television and do our best to see every game. We never quite reach our goal, of course, because of scheduling. Beginning this week with the conference finals, we hope to see every game from this point on. As we watched the San […]

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What I Would Tell The Heat And The Spurs

Martha and I are anticipating tonight’s big game between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs. We love the National Basketball Association (especially Martha–that’s not a joke) and we watch whenever we have time. At this time of the year our DVR is our friend, and we find the time to watch it. Tonight’s game […]

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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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