Tag Archive: Baptism

John Smyth: The Danger of Haste


John Smyth won fame from himself when he established the first English Baptist Church in 1608. Yet, few Baptists know of Smyth’s contribution to the Baptist faith because he undermined his own legacy, rapidly… Continue reading

Baptism: yes, no, maybe?


Should we baptize the energetic five-year-old who just bounded down the aisle to tell us they love Jesus? Should we require Sarah to get “re-baptized” even though her Christian parents had her sprinkled… Continue reading

5 Questions To Ask Before Baptizing A Child


I don’t know of a more exciting or scary question than, “Mom, Dad, I want to get baptized!” Initially, we are all excited. Our child has become (or may soon be) our brother… Continue reading