Who Chooses Whom? Why Christians Baptize Babies (and Adults)

There are two stories for salvation that I've heard that help highlight the important differences between the historic Christian practice of infant baptism and "believer's" baptism (adult only baptism) as it is practiced by some churches today. Story 1: Imagine you're treading water in the middle of the ocean. Unless God comes sailing by and … Continue reading Who Chooses Whom? Why Christians Baptize Babies (and Adults)

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The Tomb Is Empty – The Pressure Is Off

Sometimes the stresses and pressures of life seem almost more than I can bear. Pressure comes from all directions. There are deadlines at work. There are the demands that come from coaching. There are seemingly endless amounts of homework to help the kids wade through and places that they need to be. Life is busy … Continue reading The Tomb Is Empty – The Pressure Is Off

It’s A Great Time To Be A Pastor

I'll never forget the parting words of one of my pastors to me as I left to attend seminary. On my final Sunday in the church, there was a big celebration as the people sent me off. There was a great service, a shared meal, some gifts, lots of embarrassing pictures from my years there, … Continue reading It’s A Great Time To Be A Pastor