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Don’t Get Tired

The Bible tells us not to get tired of doing good, for we will reap at the proper time if we don’t give up (Galatians 6:9). Those words could have been written for our current capital campaign and building expansion. We have already opened a major part of our building. If you have visited the […]

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I’m Amazed

I’m amazed, and you should be as well. This is why you should be. You know, of course, that we didn’t meet Sunday because of the impending arrival of Hurricane Nate. You also know that the hurricane did not come our way. I felt bad about that decision. That was Sunday, but on Monday I […]

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What Your Offering Does

As a boy in church, I thought I understood our offering. After we gave our offerings, the ushers placed the plates on the Lord’s Supper table in front of the pulpit. Like the whole burnt offerings in the temple, I assumed the offering went up to God sometime after the worship service ended. Eventually, I […]

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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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[The Birth of Jesus Foretold] In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” — Luke 1:26-28 (NIV)