QUESTIONS TO HELP YOU DIG DEEPER:
Breaking the ice question: Pastor Michael started his talk sharing some strange initiations he’s heard of and been a part of. Have you ever had to be ‘initiated’ into a club, fraternity, or organization?
When Jesus, in Mark 16:15-16, said, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation“, that can also be worded; “as you are going into all the world…“. Discuss the difference. What does this look like for you?
If it was special to you, what about this past Sunday was special? What made it that way?
One of those being baptized stated that she had been “baptized as a child, but felt the Lord leading her to do so at this point of her life”. What do you think of that statement? Why could this be an important step in the life of an adult believer?
EXTRA TIME? – There were seven things pointed out about baptism: Illustration, Proclamation, Identification, Association, Liberation, Impartation, and Celebration. Briefly discuss each of these and what they have to do with this thing we call ‘baptism’.