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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.


Why Church Matters

By: Waylon Bailey ~ I know church matters, but sometimes I know it more than others. Just such an occasion happened yesterday. Martha and I have taken several days vacation. It’s a perfect time of the year in Louisiana – – beautiful weather and the middle of Mardi Gras season. Sometimes it feels that as…

What Jesus Teaches Us About Generosity

By: Waylon Bailey Generosity is at the heart of God. As He is loving, kind, merciful, and just, He is also generous. He is the giver of all good gifts, and He is faithful to meet our needs. Jesus teaches His followers to be generous. The following are some of the things He wants us…

Five “First Steps” to Help Your Friends Know Christ

By: Waylon Bailey We all have friends and family who are unchurched and apart from God, and we all want them to know Christ. Before you can take major steps to their hearing the Gospel, you often have to take baby steps or first steps. What are the first steps we can take to help…

People From Every Tribe

By: Waylon Bailey ~ Last week Martha and I had the privilege of going to a missions conference in Southern California. The conference was the Send Conference 2017 sponsored by the North American Mission Board (NAMB) and the International Mission Board. Both of these entities are Southern Baptist and have been around for over 100…

Three Ways Not to Pray

By: Waylon Bailey ~ Prayer is central to our faith. In fact, prayer seems to be a common practice of all peoples. Prayer is important because it’s essential to getting in touch with God. Even many atheists admit to praying in difficult times. If prayer is so necessary and important, are there ways we harm our…