by David H. McKinley, posted Friday, September 06, 2019 (3 years ago)
AUGUSTA, Ga. (BP) -- The first time I had the privilege of baptizing someone, I was a young seminary grad serving on a church staff in Florida. Dave stood 6' 4" tall and weighed considerably more than my 5' 11" 160-pound frame. All I could think was this: "Lord, please don't let me drop him, and Lord, don't let me leave him under!"
To my unforgettable joy, Dave went under, came up, stood and raised his hands as we celebrated God's work of grace in his life. Dave gave witness to the Gospel message of salvation in Jesus Christ just as his wife had done several months earlier. What a moment! Read More