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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.


Should I Forgive

Should I Forgive?

By: Waylon Bailey ~ Over the last couple of years our church has emphasized forgiveness. Forgiveness in life, in Scripture, and our entire relationship with God is a really big deal. Learn to forgive and your life becomes much better; fail to forgive and you experience a constant dripping of bitterness and pain. As we…

Men Who Serve

Men Who Serve

By: Waylon Bailey ~ Each year First Baptist Church elects twelve deacons to serve a two year term. The deacons are called by the church to help in pastoral ministry and to model consistent Christian living before the congregation. Pastors (also known as elders and bishops) and deacons are the two scriptural offices in the…

crisis ahead

Looking in the Face of Trouble

By: Waylon Bailey ~ Life is filled with crises. You never know when a crisis will come, and you can’t know what form it will take. You simply know in this life you will face difficulties and trouble. I am thankful to know these four truths when crises come. First, I am thankful to know…

Bakers Dozen

The “Baker’s Dozen”

By: Waylon Bailey ~ My “Lagniappe” is a regular feature of FBC Covington. I have written this like clockwork for 25 years. It is my way of communicating with the congregation about important issues. Lagniappe means “a little something extra,” like a “baker’s dozen.” Thanks for reading. Worship Services Streamed Live I was very pleased…

Help For Discouragement

There is Help for Discourage​ment

By: Waylon Bailey ~ Are Americans more depressed than other nations? One of the areas that we must constantly guard is our feelings, especially related to discouragement and depression. Some studies have shown that Americans seem to be more depressed than other peoples of the world. Isn’t it amazing, the people with the most in…