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Praying for America

We must be deeply in prayer for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the United States Senate, and for the United States of America. Last night, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Kavanaugh to serve as an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. As President Trump stated, there is almost nothing a president does that is more […]

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Why Many Baptists Opposed the Pope’s Address to Congress

Baptists and religious liberty go hand in hand. Baptists were at the forefront of the adoption of the Bill of Rights – – the first 10 amendments to the Constitution. It is no question why freedom of religion is the first amendment to the Constitution. Freedom to worship and to practice faith as one believes […]

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Pastor Youcef Freed

We received great news out of Iran yesterday. Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani was freed from prison after serving three years because of his Christian faith. Details are still sketchy at this point, but this is definitely good news. You may recall that Pastor Youcef, a 32 year old Iranian Christian, refused to recant his faith. For […]

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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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Verse of the Day

The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your fellow Israelites. You must listen to him. — Deuteronomy 18:15 (NIV)