I found David Field’s recent post on how they, as a family, applied their thinking on infant baptism immensely helpful.
Specifically, it’s worth asking:
- If we know Jesus will get there in the end, do we need to be impatient with others? Especially given Jesus is patient with us.
- Is baptism a purely personal thing (something “I have to do” because of “my relationship with Christ”) or is it about church membership?
- When we are in the position of needing to find a church to attend, it will never perfectly fit our ideal church in every respect. So what do we let go of for the sake of other things we value?
Thanks for sharing your thought with us, David. … Read more about Living with tensions between how you'd like things done and how they are done