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It’s Time to Decide Your Life’s Priorities

“The time for us to decide our life priorities is before they are tested. Only then can we be ready for challenges when they come”–Jim Denison. “We make our decisions, and then our decisions turn around and make us”–Frank Boreham. “But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day […]

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You Can’t Argue with a Four Year Old

You simply cannot argue with a four year old. Well, actually you can, but you can’t win the argument. It’s simply best to leave well enough alone. I learned this amazing truth when Brad and Emily (my daughter) Kirby and their two children came to visit this summer. Reagan is eight years old and becoming […]

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Living on the Treadmill

Recently, I’ve been thinking about comedy routines. You may have seen yesterday’s post about “Larry, Darryl, and Darryl.” You can read it here. The two iconic comedy routines that come to my mind are “Who’s On First?” by Abbott and Costello and that hilarious routine from I love Lucy about the candy factory. You can watch it here. […]

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Is Anxiety Getting the Best of You?

Is anxiety getting the best of you? Jesus spoke to his disciples about anxiety. He told them not to be anxious about their life, either what they would eat or what they would wear. Possibly, His disciples had reason to be concerned about the future. After all, they had given up everything to follow Him. […]

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Got Anxiety? I’ve Got Help

Worry and anxiety seem to be fairly common. Sometimes I find myself awake in the middle of the night worrying about something that may or may not have any serious significance. Here’s the good news. God has plenty to say about worry and anxiety. Both Jesus and Paul addressed it head on. What can we […]

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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)