Baptism

I am a complete sap for seeing people baptized. What do you do when your church’s building catches fire and you are holding service in a store front and all these new followers want to be baptized? We had a list of 10 people. What do we do?

We called friends with a pool and they gladly accepted. It was new, it was fresh and instead of a baptistry it was a swimming pool on a day when the temperature was 96 degrees. What a sweet spirit was there. Steve showed up with his guitar.

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Pastor Doug gets in the water. He loves, loves, loves this and considers this his highest honor.

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“Who wants to go first?”, Pastor Doug asks. Isabel raises her hands quickly, “I will!”

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She gets buried! Her life starts again today!

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We all rejoice!
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Next is Mariana and then goes Steven

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Then there’s Jeronima. She is really new to our church. She is so excited, she got her haircut the day before because she said if she were starting a new life, she wanted a new hairdo!
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Steve plays and the onlookers rejoice with the angels in heaven!
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Life is good, as the great commission goes on and people lives are transformed. Hallelujah! We praise you the King of kings and Lord of lords. You are GOOD!

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