I was baptized almost three years ago. It was a huge experience for me and taught me quite a few things I’d love to share with you. Whether your baptism is coming up or you are just beginning to consider making this leap of faith, read on.
A friend asked me to write a guest post about baptism for her blog a while back. This week, the post made its journey over to The Rebelution, a site that encourages Christian teens to do hard things.
Here’s a sneak peek:
The hymn came to an end. That’s my cue, I realized, clutching a printed copy of my testimony. Barefoot and wearing a swimsuit under a heavy blue robe, I calmly stepped down into the water in a tub behind the stage at my church.
My pastor told the church my name and shared a few words about baptism then gently pushed me closer to the microphone. To my surprise, I wasn’t as anxious as I’d expected I would be. I had always seen baptism as “that scary event in the future,” but now that I was actually doing it, I felt a strange sense of peace.
Read more about my experience, the “why” of baptism, and my advice for you: therebelution.com/blog/2022/04/what-every-teen-should-know-before-being-baptized
What Do You Think?
If you’ve been baptized, what was your experience like? Do you have any advice to share?
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