Bringing them to Baptism

There are few things that get me more excited than a baptism. Seriously, it’s thrilling. I find it especially exciting when I get to perform the baptism, but just witnessing someone’s new birth in the Triune name of God does it for me too. It’s such a deep reaction. It must be the Holy Spirit … Read more

“Jesus’ Baptism IS our Baptism”

In Jesus’ great commission, he tells his disciples to be “teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you” (Mat. 28:20).  So, over the last year, we have paid close attention to Jesus’ commands in Matthew so that we can be disciples who make disciples.  It’s amazing how Jesus teaches us everything we need to … Read more

Baptism Sunday

It seems like every time I read a book of the Bible again in our GodSpeak journey, certain things jump off the page at me. This time, reading Paul’s letters over the last few months, the absolute nature of God’s grace has left me breathless. Grace is, by definition, an undeserved gift. Our position as … Read more