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What Every Christian Needs to Know

Today we welcome Ron Deal to First Baptist Church. Ron will preach all the weekend services as well as lead a seminar on Sunday afternoon for step parent families and/or blended families with the possibility of establishing a ministry for these families. We are thankful for Ron and his ministry.   Beginning in August I, […]

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Why Is ‘Love’ The Royal Law?

James and Paul agreed that “Love your neigbor as yourself” is the law which sums up all other laws. Paul called on the Galatians to use their freedom to “serve one another in love” because “The entire law is summed up in a single command: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself’” (Galatians 5:12-14). James said: “If […]

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Getting Involved In A Church

How do you get involved in a church? How do you get accepted and become part of the core group of people (this can be a very large group) who serve and lead the church? This is a major issue and worth discussing. Two things must happen. First, the church must be open to allowing new […]

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Sermon Series “Wisdom For Difficult Times”

Do we go over the fiscal cliff? Will we go back into another recession? What will happen in the Middle East? Will Iran develop a nuclear weapon? Will North Korea develop a long range missile to reach the west coast of the United States? The questions about the future go on and on. These may […]

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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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Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” — Matthew 19:14 (NIV)