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JASON DEES: Fasting can help you work through issues with God's help

In the evangelical world, fasting is the most misunderstood of all of the spiritual disciplines.

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JASON DEES: When we date we should honor Christ

With spring just around the corner, I thought it would be a great time to give you aspiring lovers out there some tips on dating.

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JASON DEES: Have you really ever trusted the Lord for something great?

In 1827 and 1828, there was a huge revival that swept across Georgia. This revival was so great that church attendance in Georgia doubled between 1825 and 1830. Perhaps the most amazing story from this revival happened right here in Newton County.. In 1827, literally every person in the town

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JASON DEES: Success requires hard work, humility, fortitude to tackle undesirable tasks

One of the great truths of Scriptures comes from Proverbs 14:4 which says, "Where there are no oxen, the manger is clean, but abundant crops come by the strength of the ox.". In other words, if you want to have a nice neat manger that isn't full of messy

JASON DEES: Performing community service allows us to follow Jesus' example

Over the next 10 weeks, the members of First Baptist Church of Covington are going to be out in the community serving our fellow citizens. This is all part of an annual effort at First Baptist called Bless the Community: 10 Projects in 10 Weeks.

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JASON DEES: Do you dress to glorify God?

If you come by the church office any given day of the week, you are likely to find me in a suit with a tie on. This has often led to confusion from church members and others in the community as I am often asked, "Why do you always dress up for work?"

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JASON DEES: Follow the example of Tim Tebow: stand up for your belief in Jesus

Well, 42.4 million Americans tuned in on Sunday to watch the Denver Broncos in a stunning 29-23 overtime win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. That made Sunday's game the highest rated NFL wildcard game since 1994, 18 years ago.

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JASON DEES: Take time to observe all the details in life God has provided us

Let me tell you about a friend of mine. Her name is Laura Wisner. She was a long time FBC choir member and is still a faithful member. Laura lives at the Remington House in Conyers and has to be one of the most colorful women there.

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JASON DEES: Evaluate, set goals, implement a plan for the new year

I'm writing this from a park bench just off River Street in Savannah that overlooks the Savannah Harbor and Hutchison Island. It is a great little spot in this world and if you've never been down here, I highly recommend it.

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JASON DEES: Soldiers reuniting with family at Christmas reminds us of our reconciliation with Christ

Whenever I have to travel there is a defining moment I look forward to every time. I call it the "TOTE," or Top of the Escalator, moment. If you have ever flown into Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, you know that all arriving passengers have to make their way up a long escalator on their way out.

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