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Our Journey to Golgotha

During this season leading up to Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday, we are looking at the Gospel of Mark and in particular the last week of the ministry of Jesus. During that last week, Jesus prepared His disciples for what was to come. He taught them about prayer, devotion, and their time on earth after […]

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Jesus and Prayer

Jesus was a man of prayer, and He left His church to be a people of prayer. One of the many things that stand out about Jesus was His devotion in prayer. Mark noted how Jesus prayed. At the beginning (Mark 1:35), middle (Mark 6:46), and end of the Gospel (Mark 14:32), Mark showed that […]

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The Journey to Golgotha

The Journey to Golgotha (We all need to make this journey) Beginning next Sunday, we will begin a new sermon series at First Baptist Church entitled “The Journey to Golgotha.” The messages will be taken from The Gospel of Mark. Mark’s Gospel may have been the earliest written of the four gospels. It is certainly […]

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The Amazing Story of John Mark

The life and ministry of John Mark is a remarkable story. I’ve often wondered why his story did not become a movie. He intersected with all the major players of the New Testament and recorded  the life and ministry of Jesus. As far as we know, he was a witness to the resurrection of Jesus. […]

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Preparing For Holy Week–Sunday, Day One

The last week of Jesus’ earthly ministry began on Sunday as He made His “Triumphal Entry” into Jerusalem on the day we know as Palm Sunday. All of this began as Jesus left Galilee and traveled south to Jerusalem. Jesus traveled the traditional route of Jews going from Galilee “up” to Jerusalem by crossing the […]

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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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For the director of music. Of David. The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good. — Psalm 14:1 (NIV)