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What the Church Must Be and Do

“There is power in our desperation. It is not enough to simply hold a meeting where we earnestly pray over our sin–we need to pursue repentance unto deliverance”–George Otis, Jr. “The man who loves his life will lose it . . . Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant will […]

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Pursuing Godliness

“Most middle-class Americans tend to worship their work, to work at their play, and to play at their worship”–Gordon Dahl. “If it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the […]

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Lessons On Love And Friendship

“If you look for something to criticize, you will find it. If you look for something to compliment, you will find that, too. Your choice”–Katrina Meyer. “You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you”–Dale […]

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Quotations You Can Use (July 6, 2012)

“The more you read the Bible, the more you will want to read it. It is an appetite which grows as it is fed”–F.B. Meyer, Light On Life’s Duties, 34. “As you pray, please be listening to the Father. God never does anything without first revealing what He’s going to do to His children who […]

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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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Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.” — Mark 9:35 (NIV)