I’m Getting Dunked

So, I’ve scheduled a meeting with my pastors and I will be getting baptized on August 5th.

I’m pretty stoked about it. I’ve been wanting to do this for almost 4 years.

For most Christians, baptism is the first step after deciding to follow Jesus. For me it’s been a bit of a different journey since I’ve been following Jesus as long as I can remember. My parents baptized me as an infant and raised me in the church.

For me the decision to be baptized again wasn’t a simple issue. I had to sift through a lifetime of theology in order to feel reconciled on it. In all honesty, I’m still not really 100% “reconciled” on it, but I have come to a point to where this is something I need to do.

A lot of people have helped me on this path, but most recently Scott Hodge has got me fired up about getting dunked. You need to watch his hilarious baptism video.

4 Responses to “I’m Getting Dunked”

  1. 1 matt July 21, 2007 at 12:05 pm

    I found a link to you through a comment on Scott Hodge’s website and saw that you are getting baptized. That’s awesome! now you get to share your testimony before a crowd of witnesses testifying to your rebirth through Christ’s death, burial and resurrection. I was baptized two weeks ago and I too did a lot of study before making the decision to be baptized. I posted an outline of that information on my blog if you’re interested:

  2. 2 Daniel Tomlinson July 22, 2007 at 2:45 pm

    I so love reading about your journey. May God be praised my brother.

  3. 3 alex July 22, 2007 at 4:24 pm

    congrats brother! I think the coolest thing about baptism is not even so much what it does to you personally, but how it blesses and encourages those around you!

  4. 4 Billy Chia July 23, 2007 at 9:17 am

    Good call. I knew there was a deeper reason the Spirit was prompting me to get wet.

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