Baptism FAILS: Drive-Thru Infant Baptisms [3of3]

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This is a three-part series on Baptism. I declined to perform a baptism. That sounds like an incredible statement from a Christian pastor. Baptism is the key word in the Great Commission, to baptize all the nations. Baptism is the entry point into the kingdom of God. Baptism, according to some understandings, wipes clean original […]

Baptism FAILS: Preferring Believer Baptisms [2of3]

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The unbreakable doctrine?This is a three-part series on Baptism. Two this week, the third next week. Ah, you knew it was coming right? Infant Baptism. The quintessential Ordination question in the Bible Belt is always “will you uphold and practice infant baptism?” to weed out the Baptists and those without a Wesleyan understanding of baptism […]

Baptism FAILS: Doing Baptisms after Church [1of3]

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This is a three-part series on Baptism. Two this week, the third next week. In the Book of Worship, Baptism has three primary interactions: Pledges of fidelity by the baptizee (or the parents/representatives of the one being baptized) The congregation responds that they will participate in offering a loving community for the one being baptized. […]