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Making This Summer the Best Ever

Like most children, I looked longingly toward summer. To be out of school, to get to go to the beach, and just to do something different, made me look forward to summer every year. Like most other children, I also had the plan to make my particular summer the best summer ever. I probably never […]

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What You Can Do with an Extra Ten Minutes

Yesterday I wrote about the Ten Minute Rule, meaning that you show up for meetings ten minutes early. I was asked not only why you should show up ten minutes early but also wouldn’t that be a waste of time. Here’s why it’s not a waste of time and here is what you can do […]

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Seven Reasons Why You Need Holy Scripture

Scripture is God breathed (inspired) and intended to help us know God. In a very real sense, there’s nothing more important than knowing the One in whose image we are formed. Here are seven reasons why Scripture matters. First, Scripture comes from God Himself. It is His word of instruction, encouragement, and revelation to the […]

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Next Gen VBS!

VBS begins Monday morning! In case you are new to church, especially to First Baptist Church, you may not know the significance of Vacation Bible School. Vacation Bible School is one of our Next Generation (Next Gen) ministries. In VBS, we teach Scripture, life, and Jesus to over 1,000 students age 4-6th graders. VBS gives […]

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Four Encouraging Trends for the Church

I’m a pastor, and I give almost all of my attention to my local church. I don’t survey all churches, and I certainly don’t know where they are going. But as a pastor, I sense four encouraging trends for the church. First, I see a renewed desire to know the Word of God. This is […]

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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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But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin. — 1 John 1:7 (NIV)