November 2012

Waylon Bailey proposes a 2020 Commission to sharpen LBC efforts

LBC President Waylon Bailey, pastor of First Baptist Church Covington, proposed a 2020 Commission to help sharpen the LBC's effort in the state during the annual meeting.

WEST MONROE – Waylon Bailey, pastor of First Baptist Church of Covington and president of the Louisiana Baptist Convention, proposed at the Nov. 12-13 annual meeting a President's 2020 Commission for the purpose of examining current LBC missions and ministries, and refocusing the state convention’s efforts moving toward the year 2020.


AWAKEN AND GO: Messengers are the key to challenge

LBC Executive Director David E. Hankins shows a key which is a part of the 200th anniversary of Baptist ministry in Louisiana during the evening session Monday.

By Karen L. Willoughby, Managing Editor

WEST MONROE – Messengers to the 165th meeting of the Louisiana Baptist Convention were reminded that they were “the key” to what God is going to do during the next 200 years of ministry in the state.

A brass key in the shape of the state of Louisiana was given to every person present Nov. 12 in the worship center at First Baptist Church, better known as “First West,” where John Avant is pastor.