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Joy and Sorrow Mixed

Saturday I experienced joy and sorrow back to back. As I reviewed  my email correspondence overnight Friday, I read two emails back to back. The first had to do with a news article giving details of the execution of dozens of Ethiopian Christians in Libya. Ethiopia is one of the first countries where the Gospel […]

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When All Else Fails

I am amazed at how much difficulty some people experience in life. We all know people who bring so much on themselves, but I am not thinking of those people. I am thinking of those who have seemingly (from the point of view of the world) done everything right but have experienced the worst difficulties of […]

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Living with Trouble

The Apostle Paul knew a thing or two about trouble. He experienced it over and over. In 2 Corinthians 11 Paul listed his afflictions. Almost all of these came because he followed Christ. “Five times I have received at the hands of the Jews the forty lashes less one. Three times I have been beaten […]

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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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Therefore Jesus said again, “Very truly I tell you, I am the gate for the sheep. I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved. They will come in and go out, and find pasture. The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. — John 10:7, 9-10 (NIV)