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Courage That Counts

For years, this has been my definition of courage: Courage is doing right even when you are afraid. With that definition, Paul and Silas were men of exemplary courage. They carried the gospel to Europe in the midst of almost every kind of persecution. Acts 16 and 17 describes the first missionary thrust into the […]

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Taking A City By Storm

Paul and Silas show us how to reach cities for Christ. Their work in Thessalonica made an eternal difference in the worst of circumstances. Acts 17 tells us what happened after the missionaries left the bitter-sweet experience at Philippi. Paul and Silas experienced a terrible beating in Philippi¬†but saw God work both in prison and […]

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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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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)