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Welcome to FBC

We are privileged that you have visited our website. Nothing excites us more than helping you experience a life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ. It is why our church exists.

No matter what age or stage in life you are, First Baptist Church Covington has a place for everyone. Each ministry environment in our church has been created to engage, equip, and encourage an intimate relationship with God and others.

Join us this weekend at one of our 4 worship services, or take part in one of our many weekly events and Bible studies. Plain and simple, our church is here for you, and we can’t wait to meet you.



Who Is “The Word” and What Does He Do?

By: Waylon Bailey ~ The Apostle John famously began his gospel with these words, “In the beginning was the Word,  and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God” (John 1:1–2). Of all the writers of the New Testament, only John the Apostle referred to Christ…

Community Evangelism Faith Sharing Training at First Baptist Covington

How Many Ministers Do You Have?

By: Waylon Bailey ~ Sometimes I get asked, “How many ministers do you have at First Baptist Church?” I understand what they mean by that question. They want to know how many full-time pastors we have at the church. I sometimes want to answer in a biblical fashion rather than what they mean. Ministry in…

It Means Something To Be A Chrisitian

It Means Something to be A Christian

By: Waylon Bailey ~ To be a Christian means something. We all know this is true, but sometimes we miss the significance of our Christian faith. What does it mean to be a Christian? Among the many accurate and truthful ways you could answer this question, I want to emphasize what Paul wrote to the…


You Can Make A Difference

Your example can make a difference in someone’s life. Yesterday I had the privilege of preaching at the Alabama Baptist Pastor’s Conference in Montgomery. It’s always a joy to get to preach to pastors. I really don’t feel like the great baseball player Dizzy Dean who said when addressing a group of pastors, “I feel…


Can you know the will of God?

By: Waylon Bailey ~ Can you know the will of God? When I was a younger teenager, I distinctly remember being in a Sunday night discipleship class where we asked the question, “Can you know the will of God?” I have long forgot the contents of that hour, but I’ve not forgotten the question. Is…