Lutheran? But what about baptism?

An outstanding post from Mike “Chaplain Mike” Mercer at Internet Monk: What I like about Lutheran baptism.

Mike’s a former Baptist pastor who describes himself as a “Lutheran in progress”: more precisely, a “post-evangelical” who has been a member of a Lutheran church for the past couple of years.

You need to read his post, but here’s Mike’s list of reasons why he likes Lutheran baptism:

  • because it understands baptism as God’s act, not a human act.
  • because it emphasizes the Word of God.
  • because it appropriately broadens our understanding of the Great Commission.
  • because it enlightens us about the true nature of faith.
  • because it emphasizes the ongoing significance of baptism.

Why are you still here?

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One Response to Lutheran? But what about baptism?

  1. steve martin says:

    Thanks, John.

    That was a good discussion over there.

    It warms my heart when people realize the benefits of God’s promises in Baptism.

    Hoping all is well with you and your family.

    – Steve M.

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