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An Examination of the Sacrament of Baptism

Baptism is an important rite of passage. It is considered the first step that launches ones Christian walk. We examine this sacrament, looking at the meaning, the origin, and the different observances of the ritual.

Category: Ceremonies

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Nurturing Your Child's Spiritual Side Through Baptism

The practice of water baptism is an important initiation into a faith community. Symbolizing the cleansing of impurities, such a ceremony is a great way to sow the seeds of spirituality in your child's life.

Category: Baptism

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Leading an Inclusive Interfaith Baptism Ceremony

While interfaith ceremonies are becoming more common, knowing how to incorporate key aspects from both faiths can be tricky. We share these insights as a guide to help in navigating an interfaith baptism ceremony.

Category: Baptism

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How Different Religions View Baptism

A well known ritual that often symbolizes cleansing, rebirth, and dedication to a new path, baptism is not just reserved for Christians. Water rites and rituals are practiced globally in many ways, with similar intent.

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Tips on Baptism Etiquette

Baptism is an important rite of passage and as such can feel daunting if you're unsure of what to expect or how to prepare. We lend important insights around baptism etiquette to alleviate any stress surrounding the day.

Category: Baptism

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Joshua Bassett Baptized at Well Known Anti-Gay Church

Joshua Bassett, openly queer actor, has recently been baptized at megachurch, Bethel, located in Redding, CA. This decision has sparked concern from those aware of the church's anti-LGBTQ+ practices and beliefs.

Category: Church

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Songs for a Baptism Playlist

Music is a great way to honor any special occasion, including the rite of baptism. These songs are just a few examples of the many works that convey the sense of renewal and fresh outlook associated with water immersion

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Plan Your Child’s Baptism With This Handy Checklist

The christening and baptism of your child is going to be a big moment in all your lives. While baptizing your child properly may seem complicated, you can use a baptism checklist to make sure it goes smoothly.

Category: Baptism

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A Baptism Checklist To Guide Your Planning Process

Having your child baptized is an important landmark for any parent who chooses to do so, but planning it may be confusing for many. We've put together this baptism checklist to ensure that it goes off without a hitch!

Category: Baptism

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Cleansing and Renewal: An Early History of Baptism

Baptism is a popular Christian ritual representing purity and spiritual cleansing. And while most Christians are most likely familiar with baptism, they might not know it's interesting and lengthy history.

Category: Baptism

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