The promises made through baptism must reflect Christians’ commitment to justice and peace for all people, writes the director of the Thriving Congregations Coordination Program at Duke Divinity.
This baptism that Jesus called us to is fundamentally a call for allegiance -- a “pickling” in the ways of Christ, the English pastor of the Chinese Christian Mission Church in Durham, North Carolina, says in this sermon.
'The end': How do the practices and tenets of Christian faith help us see God's purpose in our daily lives?
In this curriculum set of four visual poems with accompanying lesson plans and resources, we will reflect on four aspects of Christian theology -- baptism, communion, our identity in Christ and the incarnation -- as means of exploring God’s transformative work in our lives.
The day of your baptism is the loveliest day of your life, a Durham pastor says. It is the day you get a new family called church.
When thinking of the spiritual life, the author and professor of pastoral care harks back to where a Christian life formally begins: baptism.