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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.

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One of My Heroes

By: Waylon Bailey ~ One of my heroes is a man named Joseph. You might know him as Joseph of Arimathea, the rich man who asked for permission to take the body of Jesus from the cross and give him a proper burial (Luke 23:44-56). What he did was almost unheard of and quite courageous….

Three Amazing Statements from the Cross

By: Waylon Bailey ~ Jesus uttered seven recorded statements from the cross. Those statements are found across the four Gospels. Each statement is filled with meaning and significance, but three of these are astounding in nature. Please look with me at the statements and their significance. First, Jesus cried out the words of Psalm 22:1,…

What Are You Putting in Your Mind?

By: Waylon Bailey ~ What  Are You Putting in Your Mind? Last week Martha and I saw a brief video clip of a young dad and his daughter. The mom was obviously taking the video as the father prepared his daughter for school. The daughter seemed to be in the first grade or so. It…

What Does “My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?” Mean?

By: Waylon Bailey One of the most difficult passages of Scripture is the saying of Jesus from the cross when he cried out, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” The gospel writer Matthew recorded this penetrating and poignant question (Matthew 27:46). Though Matthew does not give the reason for this “cry of…

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…