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Elections Have Consequences

Barack Obama, and probably many more before him, famously said, “Elections have consequences.” Elections have always had consequences. The election this Tuesday, November 6, will either reaffirm the direction of the country or turn it in a new direction. What we decide and how we vote will affect the future of America. At this point […]

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How Did Christians Vote?

How did Christians vote in the presidential election? This has become one of the prominent issues in this campaign. It is of interest for all kinds of reasons. Those who analyze elections are trying to determine how the elections work and what makes people vote in certain ways. Those who are running for office want […]

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How Do You Render to Caesar?

Jesus answered a challenge by the political and religious leaders of His day by telling them to “Then render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s” (Luke 20:25). This came from a confrontation with a group from the scribes and chief priests who sought to put Jesus […]

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Christians, Voting, and Government

“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act” – –Dietrich Bonhoeffer. “Therefore, to one who knows the right thing to do and does not do it, to him it is sin” – – James 4:17. “It […]

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Can America Be Great Again?

Many people–maybe most people–in America believe we are going through a period of decline. In fact, a survey from just a few days ago showed a large number of people who believe our children will be worse off than their parents. Recent polls are showing that a majority of people believe the country is headed […]

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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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“Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?” The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. — 1 Corinthians 15:55-57 (NIV)