When Should Kids Be Baptized?

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This is a question answered differently in many churches. It’s definitely a question we should be asking. Leave a comment to let me know what your church does.
My friend Trevin wrote a helpful post asking should we baptize small children? He offered four principles for handling this topic. Here was his conclusion:

To be clear, I do not consider childhood baptisms invalid. I myself was baptized when I was eight. But I do believe that we should be very careful in how we handle the precious little ones that the Lord has entrusted to our care – neither discouraging them from believing in Christ nor giving them false assurance of their decision by speedily baptizing them.

Here are a few posts on this topic from our website:

I also though these links from some other websites worth checking out:

  • Kids Baptism Policy at Sojourn Community Church
  • Posts about Baptism on Children’s Ministry Online
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