Re-Considering Birthdays…

My friend Rich Lusk made a refreshing observation recently at the 20th Family Advance Conference. He wondered why we do not celebrate baptismal days, when in fact our baptisms are more important than our actual birthdays.

Baptism is our second birth; the true birth from above (John 3). How do we incorporate our rich sacramental theology into the common year? It seems that baptismal celebrations would accentuate our true births. High sacramentology leads to high feastology.

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About Uri Brito

I am the Pastor of Providence Church (CREC) in Pensacola, Fl.
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2 Responses to Re-Considering Birthdays…

  1. Mark J says:

    Hi Uri

    Holly and I have been talking recently and how best to rmemeber and celebrate our boy’s baptisms. Is Rich’s talk available for download anywhere?

    Hope you are doing well.

    Mark

  2. Uri Brito says:

    well, it was really a brief comment not developed…I am thinking through these issues…hope to have something up soon…here are the lectures of that conference: http://www.trinvalp.com/

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